Prop 209

1:04pm

Thu November 7, 2013

Why black students are avoiding UC Berkeley

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
In 1997, the year after California voters approved Proposition 209, which prohibited the consideration of race or ethnicity in the operation of state institutions, black students made up 8 percent of UC Berkeley's freshmen enrollment - roughly the same percentage of African Americans living in the state.