Houston voters strike down anti-affirmative action proposal

November 1997
Jet;11/24/97, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p18
Reports that voters in Houston, Texas, rejected a proposal which called for the end of a program which directs 20 percent of the city's contracts to firms owned by minorities and women. Comments from Houston's mayor, Bob Lanier, a defender of affirmative action programs; Thoughts on the battle between affirmative action supporters and opposers in the United States.


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