Black leaders irate over supreme court ruling

Browne, J. Zamgba
June 1995
New York Amsterdam News;6/24/95, Vol. 86 Issue 25, p4
Reports on black leaders' outrage over the US Supreme Court ruling that virtually torpedoed federal affirmative action programs in the United States. Effect of the ruling on women and minority-owned businesses; US president Bill Clinton's comments that despite progress, discrimination and exclusion on the basis of race and gender are still facts of life in the US.


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