Why Affirmative Action Is Good

Affirmative action is a flawed system, but it creates a fairer playing field for minorities and helps foster American meritocracy. While we’ve done it quite a few times over the last few days, we’ll continue defending Affirmative Action today. “The Washington Post” published an excellent editorial today, authored by Julia … 

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Attacking Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action Is Still a Good Thing and Attacking It Won’t Help Here we go again. The U.S Department of Justice has signaled it will lend its might to support litigation brought by the Asian American Coalition for Education against Harvard University, a suit aimed at attacking the practice of … 

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The Practice of Affirmative Action in College Admissions

There’s an excellent editorial in “My San Antonio” by Richard J. Reddick entitled “Leave affirmative action policies alone” that we figured we’d bring to the attention of our readers. In the piece, Reddick defends the practice of Affirmative Action, asserting that it was enacted by the executive order of three … 

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Justice Department Takes on Affirmative Action

It’s a headline in just about every major newspaper today: The United States Justice Department Takes on Affirmative Action! The United States D.O.J. under the stewardship of the under siege Jeff Sessions will be taking on the practice of Affirmative Action in college admissions. Indeed an internal announcement to the … 

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Asian Americans as Face Against Affirmative Action

We’ve written extensively over the years about a host of lawsuits that have been filed alleging that Asian Americans face discrimination in the highly selective college admissions process. And we have not been shy over the years to voice our opinion that Asian Americans do indeed face discrimination in this … 

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Public Opinion on Affirmative Action

Recently, the Supreme Court affirmed the right of colleges across America to consider an applicant’s race as a factor in a holistic admissions process. Many perceived the decision to be a surprising one, thinking the Abigail Fisher case would be the proverbial horse that broke the camel’s back. After a slew … 

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Reactions to Affirmative Action Ruling

There was a piece in “The New York Times” a couple of days ago that focused on the reactions of college administrators and other folks to the Supreme Court ruling in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case and its implications on the use of Affirmative Action policies in a … 

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Affirmative Action Wins

In a landmark Supreme Court decision, Affirmative Action has once again withstood the scrutiny of America’s highest court. And the 4-3 decision was indeed a surprise. Many believed that this time Affirmative Action would alas face a legal setback but with the death of Justice Antonin Scalia some months ago, … 

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Blaming Affirmative Action

We came across a great “MTV News” spoof on highly selective college admissions that we figured we’d share with our readers. It’s entitled “STOP Blaming Affirmative Action for Your College Rejection.” We couldn’t agree more. We firmly believe that those who blame their college rejection on Affirmative Action policies are … 

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Affirmative Action Reversal

For so many years, we’ve correctly predicted the Supreme Court rulings on Affirmative Action (hi, University of Michigan). And we’ve been predicting for some time that the University of Texas at Austin would prevail over the plaintiff, Abigail Fisher, a young woman who has become a crusader against the practice … 

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