"In the most eloquent part of her dissent, Justice Sotomayor rightly took aim at the conservative members of the court, who speak high-mindedly of racial equality even as they write off decades-old precedent meant to address the lingering effects of “centuries of racial discrimination” — a view that is “out of touch with reality.” The reality, she wrote, is that “race matters.”"
NY Times Racial Equality Loses at the Court http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/opinion/racial-equality-loses-at-the-court.html?ref=opinion
Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Eleanor Roosevelt
The Constitution does not protect racial minorities from political defeat….But neither does it give the majority free rein to erect selective barriers against racial minorities.