The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has held that a private foundation's practice of racial discrimination could be, because of its tax-exempt status and other government contracts, "state action" sufficient to invoke the prohibitions of the fourteenth amendment.
Jackson v. Statler Foundation, 496 F.2d 623 (2d Cir. 1974).
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