The unintended consequences of racial preferences

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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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Harvard/Princeton Targeted in U.S. Asian-American Discrimination Probe (Bloomberg)

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“The prevailing college admission policy artificially places highly qualified Asian-American applicants to compete against each other rather than against the general pool of all applicants, instilling such a fear that many Asian-Americans hide their own racial identity” on applications, the committee stated in December.” from Bloomberg   Finally, someone is willing to file a complaint …

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Asian Americans and Affirmative Action from Brown University: Peeling Away the Layers of Complexity

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“Contrary to the myth of the “model minority,” Asian Americans do not constitute a monolithic ethnic group…  For example, the overall poverty rate for Asian Americans in 1990 was one percent above the average of the total U.S. population; this statistical mirage obscures the reality of many ethnic groups that fall under the Asian American …

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White House Urges Colleges To Get Creative in Improving Racial Diversity at Their Campuses

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The Obama administration has released new guidelines on race and college admissions that turn Bush era policies on its head. Colleges and universities are now getting the green light to use ethnicity to select students for admission and won’t need to fear repercussions in court. What does this mean for Asian Americans? I’m really not …

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