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Tag Archives: Racial Preferences in Education
Long Island High School Student Sweeps All Eight Ivies, New York Times
As the concept of “white privilege” spreads, some whites are pushing back.
Non-whites hope the data will boost their calls for more non-white staff.
Fewer Asians Need Apply, City-Journal
Asians do well academically, but many admissions officers think their personalities are flat.
America’s Balkan Values, National Review
The absurdities of liberal views of race.
He hopes to give fifty $2,500 grants.
Ron Unz is hoping to influence the Harvard admissions process.
One that boosted enrollment of blacks and Hispanics at U of M by 24 percent in one year.
Good sense, as usual, from Walter Williams.
Whites, Asians Need Not Apply, Inside Higher Ed
The truth slips briefly into print.
What Israel Tells Us About Affirmative Action and Race, New York Times
Researcher: A non-racial approach to affirmative action would reduce blacks in college by 50 percent.
The Lie About College Diversity, New York Times
At “diverse” colleges students self-segregate.
The Educational Benefits of Diversity Are Dubious, National Review
Heresy at National Review.
The Asian argument for racial preferences.
They cite “mismatch” theory and even question the value of diversity.
Diversity Makes You Brighter, New York Times
Diversity undermines trust, making us second-guess our peers.
Divided Supreme Court Confronts Race-Based College Admissions, Wall Street Journal
John Roberts wants to know when racial preferences will no longer be necessary.
A Little-Understood Engine of Campus Unrest: Racial Admissions Preferences, American Spectator
Non-whites perform poorly, then take it out on the university.
Taking Action on College Racial Harassment, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Foolishness from the secretary of education.
One woman and one non-white must be among the final candidates.
YPU Debates Affirmative Action, Yale News
Several Yalies cried during speech opposing racial preferences.
They don’t want to “disenfranchise other communities of color.”
It’s only for blacks and Hispanics.
Why Aren’t There More Black Scientists?, Wall Street Journal
Racial preferences lead to a “mismatch effect” for blacks.
Concerns Raised over Lack of Diversity in SF School Election Results, KTVU (San Francisco)
The principal withheld the results because too many winners were white.
The Model Minority Is Losing Patience, The Economist
They have a lot; they want more.
Share of black teachers actually declining.
Can whites even apply?
That is, the “climate” for blacks at Berkeley.
Most underrepresented groups are “white Christians, Christians, white Republicans, and Republicans.”
Caste Quotas in India Come Under Attack, New York Times
Indians fight back against affirmative action.
The goal is to increase non-white enrollment.
It helps them get racial preferences.
It’s part of the search for diversity.
Microaggression, Macro-Crazy, City Journal
A look inside a faculty “microaggression” seminar at the University of California.
On a technicality. A similar suit will move forward.
Supreme Court to Weigh Race in College Admissions, New York Times
The Fischer case will be taken up again by the Court.
He’s been behind several high-profile cases that pushed for race-neutral policies.
The Case for Black Doctors, New York Times
Blacks want doctors who look like them.
Asians say they face discrimination; they are only 21 percent of freshman class.
They say black university acted to maintain its blackness.
Jeb Bush is the only governor to ban racial preferences in college admissions.
His parents are Nigerian immigrants.
Pat Buchanan talks race and IQ.
80 percent of top schools use racial preferences.
Cop-killer Joanne Chesimard is Tupac Shakur’s aunt.
For Asian Americans, a Changing Landscape on College Admissions, Los Angeles Times
To get into top schools, they have to get higher test scores than any other race.
Universities that are at least 25 percent Hispanic get special federal handouts.