Affirmative Action

Appeals Court Upholds Harvard’s Affirmative Action Practices

An Appeals Court panel upheld Harvard University’s controversial affirmative action policy this week. The policy had previously been challenged by a group called Students for Fair Admissions, which alleged that Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants during its admissions process. Some analysts believe that the case will be appealed all the way to the Supreme Court.

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Department of Education Investigates U. of Pittsburgh over Treatment of Prof that Criticized Affirmative Action

The Department of Education announced this week that it is investigating the University of Pittsburgh over its treatment of Professor Norman Wang, who was demoted from his position at the university hospital after he criticized affirmative action. The Department of Education claims that the university could lose its federal funding if it continues to violate Title VI by discriminating against applicants during its admissions process.

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Hudson: Affirmative Action Has ‘Destroyed People’s Lives’

Racial and ethnic quotas for post-secondary admissions– and “Affirmative Action” policies, more broadly — have “hurt black and Hispanic college-bound Americans more than [they] have helped,” said Breitbart News Entertainment Editor Jerome Hudson in a Monday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.