UT History Matters in Affirmative Action Case

Your Take: A Texas school's racist past overshadows Fisher case, say Lani Guinier and Penda D. Hair.

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Lani Guinier is the Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; Penda D. Hair is co-director of the Advancement Project, a next-generation civil rights organization focused on issues of democracy and race.

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