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No, Affirmative Action Has Not Made Asian-Americans The 'New Jews'
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I literally wrote the book on the subject.
I'm A Lower-Income Asian-American, And Comprehensive Review Helped Me Get Into College
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Policies that considered only test scores would have denied me the opportunity to be the first in my family to graduate from college.
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Top Universities Balk At Trump's Rollback Of Affirmative Action Guidelines
A dozen top schools, including five Ivy league institutions, said they plan to continue to use race as a factor in admissions to bolster diversity.
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Rep. Kevin Cramer Told Trump To Avoid 'Affirmative Action' Supreme Court Pick
"Don’t succumb to the pressure to make this some sort of an affirmative action pick," he recalled telling the president.
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Trump Administration Undoes Efforts To Boost College Racial Diversity
The Obama-era guidances on affirmative action were removed for being inconsistent with current law.
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Affirmative Action Benefits Everyone — Including Asian Americans
John C. Yang
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Discrimination against a particular group is fundamentally different from a program that simply recognizes the importance of diversity.
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Affirmative Action Has Issues, But It Can Be Fixed
Writer. Founding Editor of TheOvergrown.com
Just not at all in the way the Sessions' DOJ wants to "fix" it.
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No, Affirmative Action Isn't Meant To Oppress White Students
As President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice takes on affirmative action in college admissions, it’s more important than ever to understand what affirmative action is — and isn’t.
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Latina Accepted By 11 Med Schools Has A Message For Those Who Credit Affirmative Action
"I am proud of my background and ... of what I have overcome to get here."
Let's Glow for ALL of Humanity!
An awesome soul committed to living in Love, shining my light ...
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Lies, Blindness And Affirmative Action
High school English teacher
1. Popular Affirmative Action Joke Declared Dead Over the years, there have been some creative twists on an old joke related
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‘Affirmative Action Bake Sale’ Prompts Outrage At The University Of Texas
The sale charged white people more for baked goods than black and Latino people.
Letter To A Trump Supporter #5: Affirmative Action
Anthony W. Orlando
Assistant Lecturer, Sol Price School of Public Policy, Univers...
I also don't think it's fair to call Newsweek "liberal," especially without any proof to back it up. It's not easy to measure
Latino Student Shuts Down Dentist Who Questioned His Stanford Admission
“You belittled me...but you were completely ignorant of my struggles."
No, White Males Are Definitely Not Disadvantaged in College Admissions
The best answer to any question
Finally, take a look at the percentages of African American and Latino students at these universities; again, the percentages
From Dallas To The B.E.T. Awards: Was The Revolution Televised?
Educator, Artist, Activist, Healer, Satirist and from Brooklyn...
Cause a winner don't quit on themselves- Beyonce "Fellow great Americans, hello This is heritage for my medicine" - Kendrick
Supreme Court Leans Left In The Wake Of Antonin Scalia's Death
Lawyer, retired judge, novelist, columnist @truthdig, and lect...
All things considered, this was a good term for liberals and progressives. But anyone thinking that more smooth sailing lies ahead should be advised that the court's current 4-4 split, which presently tilts leftward on many topics, won't last long.
How Justice Scalia's Absence Has Affected the Supreme Court's Decisions
Professor Emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law
From unions' rights to tribal jurisdiction, immigration and birth control, Scalia's absence has already impacted a number of important decisions, foreshadowing how the country might be shaped by substantial changes to the court's makeup over the next president's term.
The Life and (Near Death Experience) of Affirmative Action--but what of its Soul?
Matthew W. Hughey
Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Connecticut
Affirmative action lives. Sort of.
Is Racism Still Alive In America? That's Affirmative
Eric J. Cooper
Founder and President, National Urban Alliance for Effective E...
One Supreme Court decision does not cure 400 years of racism, and in fact, immediately after the decision, it was clear that some in our society still don't get it.
Time For California Lawmakers To Dump Prop 209 Affirmative Action Ban
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
The California legislature and Governor Brown now have all the ammunition they need to do what they should have done years ago. And that's dump the outdated, outmoded, and grossly harmful Proposition 209.
Developing Talent at Top US Colleges
It is tempting to pit racial/ethnic and socioeconomic diversity as competing goals. But there is no evidence that pursuing one kind of diversity keeps colleges from achieving the other.
Trump's Special Snowflakes
Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Blood donation is one of many disproportionate governmental restrictions on poor and queer folks. We study truck drivers
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