Affirmative Action in California

September 27, 1996
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HE DEBATE OVER AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN CALIFORNIA REACHED A CRESCENDO WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHEN THE FORMER GRAND WIZARD OF THE KU KLUX KLAN DAVID DUKE VISITED THE CAMPUS OF CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE TO DEBATE ACTIVIST JOE HICKS ON THE ISSUE. STUDENT AND COMMUNITY PROTESTERS WHO TRIED TO BLOCK DUKE’S APPEARANCE CLASHED WITH RIOT POLICE IN THE MOST DRAMATIC CONFRONTATION YET OVER PROPOSITION 209, THE INITIATIVE ON THE CALIFORNIA BALLOT THIS NOVEMBER THAT WOULD BAN STATE AND LOCAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTIONS PROGRAMS.TAPE OF DEBATE AND STUDENT PROTESTERS

Segment Subjects: Proposition 209, cops, students, clash, affirmative action, ban, protests, David Duke, Joe Hicks, debate, rights, minorities, constitutional, discrimination, race, society, gender, state