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jul1601.jpgIn the fall of 2006, only 103 black students said they planned to enroll as freshmen at the University of California-Los Angeles.

That’s the lowest black enrollment in 30 years- just 2 percent of the flagship public university’s incoming class of about 4,800 first-year-students.

The impact of the bans has been mixed and has changed over time. While across the UC System the number of African-American and Latino students.

Critics say the policies are tantamount to “reverse discrimination” and strain Schools by propelling unprepared students into high level institutions. These criticisms have been the basis of legal challenges to affirmative action in courtrooms and voting booths.

* Summarized of U.S.News & World Report, June 4, 2007