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Commentary By Renu Mukherjee

Justice Thomas’ Question Exposes Affirmative Action

Education Higher Ed, Affirmative Action
Justice Clarence Thomas voiced what we're all thinking. What IS diversity, anyway? Some of America's elite universities claim to know, as they defend the use of affirmative action in college admissions. But the dishonesty at the heart of their view is painfully obvious. Their pitifully narrow understanding of diversity has damaged America. 'I've heard the word diversity quite a few times and I don't have a clue what it means,' Thomas said during oral arguments in the Supreme Court on Monday.

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Renu Mukherjee is a Paulson Policy Analyst at the Manhattan Institute. Adapted from City Journal

This piece originally appeared in Daily Mail UK