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Tenn. Lawmaker Intent on Ending Affirmative Action

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  -- Republican State Senator Jim Summerville of Dickson has introduced a series of bills that would effectively end affirmative action in Tennessee.

WMOT’s reporting partners at Sidelines newspaper are out with an in-depth look at the legislation Wednesday in a piece written jointly by reporters Quint Qualls and Sinclaire Sparkman.

Qualls spoke to WMOT News about the story. Use the streaming audio bar above to hear his comments.

You can find the full Sidelines story about the Summerville legislation online at mtsusidelines.com.