Asian Americans don't check Asian, college applications, race question

Some Asians’ college strategy: Don’t check ‘Asian’

Don't ID as Asian for College

Tao Tao Holmes, daughter of a Chinese mother and white father, chose not to check “Asian” on her Yale application. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) By Jesse Washington, AP National Writer/Race and Ethnicity AP National Writer December 4, 2011Lanya Olmstead was born in Florida to a mother who immigrated from Taiwan and an American father of Norwegian ancestry. Ethnically, …

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The unintended consequences of racial preferences

Don't ID as Asian for College

image from American Civil Rights Institute … what if many of the minorities used in this process[Affirmative Action] are injured by it?  In six devastating words, the Heriot-Kirsanow-Gaziano brief distills the case against the “diversity” rationale for racial preferences: “Minority students are not public utilities.” Now, it seems, that Affirmative Action action hurts the very …

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