TITLE

Louisiana blacks protest Governor Foster's stand against affirmative action

PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Jet;3/11/96, Vol. 89 Issue 17, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the public protest staged by Louisiana blacks against state Governor Mike Foster's stand against affirmative action. Foster's reaction to the meeting; Representative Cleo Fields' comments on Foster's stand; Foster's order to end affirmative action and set aside programs for minorities and women.
ACCESSION #
9603212045

 

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