VIDEO: BAMN responds to Supreme Court decision to hear BAMN’s affirmative-action lawsuit “Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action”


On the morning of the Supreme Court’s announcement to hear BAMN’s challenge to state anti-affirmative-action bans, BAMN held press conferences in Detroit, MI, Berkeley CA, and Los Angeles CA welcoming the decision and calling on the new civil rights and immigrant rights movement to march on Washington April 10 for immigrant rights and on the day the US Supreme Court hears BAMN’s case.

Links to press conferences:


DETROIT, MI: BAMN attorneys George Washington and Monica Smith


pressconf-berkeley2  BERKELEY, CA: BAMN attorney Ronald Cruz and organizers David Douglass and Sidney Adebayo


Previous press conferences in BAMN’s fight to overturn state anti-affirmative-action bans:

pressconf-sixthcircuitvictory2November 15, 2012: BAMN hails Sixth Circuit decision striking down Michigan’s ban on affirmative action, Proposal 2. See press release


pressconf-shantadriver2February 13, 2012: BAMN attorney Shanta Driver speaks after Ninth Circuit hearing on California’s ban on affirmative action, Proposition 209.

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