Blacks are many times more likely to be admitted than whites with similar credentials.
Tag Archives: Racial Preferences in Education
Harvard Under Fire, The Economist
Asian plaintiff challenges the university’s racial preferences.
Professor at University of Maryland realizes what is happening.
Lawsuit says affirmative action holds Asians to higher standards.
The Obama Brief, New Yorker
The president speaks on judicial diversity and racial preferences.
NIH Allocates $31-Million to Tackle Racial Gaps in Training, Chronicle of Higher Education
Tax money for schools to help them “modify enrollment processes” to admit fewer whites.
Another way around bans on racial preferences.
Rep. Mo Brooks hopes we can get beyond race.
That would be the result of basing admissions on “holistic” criteria than test scores.
Madness in Madison, Pope Center
U. of Wisconsin professor lambastes his school’s new “diversity initiative.”
Appeals Panel Upholds Race in Admissions for University, New York Times
Texas race preferences are “narrowly tailored.”
Race in Admissions at the U. of Texas: How We Got Here, and What’s Next, Chronicle of Higher Education
The case might even go back to the Supreme Court.
But young liberals still think affirmative action programs are a good thing.
Latino Lawmakers Move to Reverse Decades of Anti-Immigrant Legislation, Los Angeles Times
Using their growing numbers to promote their interests.
If Affirmative Action Is Doomed, What’s Next?, New York Times
Class-based affirmative action would help poor whites.
Non-whites will test their experiments in near-zero gravity.
The ‘Almost Exclusively White Phenomenon’ of Conservatism, American Thinker
And how immigration guarantees a “constant influx of the ‘disadvantaged’.”
Another “anonymous note.”
Insider’s new book on racial preferences in college admissions.
Professors less likely to write back to LaToya Brown than to Brad Anderson.
Millennials See Themselves as ‘Post-Racial.’ What Does That Mean?, Christian Science Monitor
Half of young whites think they face as much discrimination as non-whites.
Split by Affirmative Action Bill, California Democrats Weigh Next Steps, The Sacramento Bee
Asians out of step with other non-whites on racial preferences.
Getting Into the Ivies, New York Times
Since 1994, the number of places at Harvard filled by Americans has dropped by 27 percent.
What Race Preferences Hide, Townhall
Non-white beneficiaries are often wealthy or mixed-race.
Racial Equality Loses at the Court, New York Times
The court’s majority has “a blinkered view of race.”
Groups React to Supreme Court Decision Upholding Ban on Race-Based Admissions, Christian Science Monitor
“Today’s decision turns back our nation’s commitment to racial equality.”
Amid Affirmative Action Ruling, Some Data on Race and College Enrollment, Wall Street Journal
In 2012 more Hispanic than white high-school graduates went to college.
Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban, New York Times
Sotomayor dissents: She wants to correct the “unfortunate effects of centuries of racial discrimination.”
The university forgot to call it “diversity.”
“If it were a good argument, it would be an offensive one to make.”
Race Equity Summit to Address Widening Wealth Gap Between Races, Detroit Free Press
Jeremiah Wright will be speaking.
Son of Ghanaian immigrants is ranked 11th in his graduating class.
Indian universities receive NASA grants to “inspire the next generation of explorers.”
California Affirmative Action Revival Bill Is Dead, Mercury News
Asians kill deal that could have brought back racial preferences.
The district agreed to drop the language after media inquiries.
Are You In?, CollegeBoard
College Board wants more non-whites in AP classes.
Asians Rally Against SCA 5, Call It Revival of Affirmative Action, Pasadena Star-News
Chinese finally waking up to what “affirmative action” really means.
More black self-absorption.
He says the program “goes to the very heart of why I ran for President.”
They want an “exact commitment” to each “demand” on their lefty wish list.
Blacks wanting more blacks on campus is “anti-racist activism.”
The War on Truth, Weekly Standard
The Weekly Standard writes something sensible about diversity.
Thorough analysis of racial preferences completely ignores differences in intelligence.
California legislators are determined to discriminate against whites.
But the President was short on the details.
Zero tolerance policies were meant to shield schools from charges of discrimination.