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US Supreme Court Hates Black People - rules for white firefighters over promotions

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled for white firefighters over promotions. The Supreme Court declared Monday that white firefighters in Connecticut were unfairly denied promotion because of their race, ruling against minorities in a major reverse discrimination case that could affect bosses and workers nationwide. The justices threw out a decision that high court nominee Sonia Sotomayor had endorsed as an appeals court judge. In its last session until September, the court's conservative majority prevailed in a 5-4 ruling that faulted New Haven and the courts that had upheld the city's discarding of results of an exam in which no African-Americans scored high enough to be promoted to lieutenant or captain. Let's talk about reverse discrimination tonight on the "slugfest" tonight. If you can handle the truth...