Student group asks Supreme Court to ban Harvard’s race-based admissions

A college activist group on Thursday appealed to the Supreme Court to end Harvard University’s race-based admissions.

Students for Fair Admissions, which sued the Ivy League college in 2014, claimed that Harvard violates Title VI of the Civil Rights Act by giving preference to white, black, and Hispanic students over Asians. The group also alleges that Harvard discriminates against Asians on the basis of “likability,” “courage,” and “kindness” rather than academic performance.

“It is our hope that the justices will accept this case and finally end the consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions,” said Edward Blum, president of Students for Fair Admissions, in a statement.

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