“If you’re Black, you’re more likely to be in an under-resourced school. You are more likely to be taught by teachers who are not as qualified as others. You’re more likely to be viewed as less academic as having less academic potential. Why do you want the admissions officer to say, ‘I’m not going to look at the race of the child to see if they had all of those socioeconomic barriers present?” That was Justice Sonia Sotomayor in the Supreme Court today where they’re hearing arguments in the cases that could end affirmative action. And, of course, the conservative majority is there to undo laws like these. Justices appear poised to curtail affirmative action in college admissions.

+ More from CNN. And here’s some background on the two cases from Scotusblog.