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When Affirmative Action is Banned, Minority Applicants to College Have a Harder Time – Even in Neighboring States
(Scholars Strategy Network, 2014-01-01)
The consideration of race as one factor in college admissions was once legally acceptable all over the United States – as codified in the landmark Supreme Court ruling in the 1978 Bakke case. Over the last fifteen years, ...
Affirmative Actions and its Future
(Scholars Strategy Network, 2012-08-01)
“Affirmative action” refers to rules and practices intended to give a boost to the formerly excluded and make America more equal for women and people of disadvantaged racial groups. Media attention often focuses on affirmative ...
How The Ways College Authorities Talk About Diversity Can Undercut Efforts To Fight Racial Inequality
(Scholars Strategy Network, 2016-07-01)
Although the benefits of a diverse learning environment are clear, affirmative action overall was originally intended to further multiple goals: to promote greater access for African Americans into elite, predominantly ...