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Race Based Admissions

Eliminating inequalities needs affirmative action

The Conversation US | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

The Supreme Court has upheld the affirmative action admission policy of University of Texas. Abigail Fisher, a white woman, applied to the University...

Why We're Wrong About Affirmative Action: Stereotypes, Testing and the 'Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations'

William A. Darity Jr. | Posted 09.27.2014 | College
William A. Darity Jr.

There is little reason to believe that the widely held claim that black and Latino students enter selective universities as comparatively inferior students will not cease to rear its ugly head. It is a pervasive stereotype that minority students must face from matriculation to graduation.

Why Doesn't SCOTUS Let Universities Run Themselves?

Defining Ideas | Posted 10.09.2012 | College

Rather than place restrictions on race-based preferences, the Supreme Court should let colleges run themselves. Should institutions of higher educa...

Beyond Fisher v. Texas: The Ongoing Threat to Diversity

Peter Aranda | Posted 03.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Peter Aranda

"Diversity is the last man standing, the sole remaining legal justification for racial preferences in deciding who can study at public universities."

Cupcakes, Cookies, And Race-Conscious Admissions

Cindy Mosqueda | Posted 11.27.2011 | Black Voices
Cindy Mosqueda

I'm surprised College Republican groups are still doing the pay by race bake sale thing. That's so 2000.