Arthur Fletcher, a Kansas-raised Republican working in the Nixon White House, laid the groundwork for what would become affirmative action policies. Marcy Nighswander AP
Arthur Fletcher, a Kansas-raised Republican working in the Nixon White House, laid the groundwork for what would become affirmative action policies. Marcy Nighswander AP

How a Kansas Republican laid the groundwork for today’s affirmative action debate

August 04, 2017 06:44 PM