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Gaps in the Debate About Asian Americans and Affirmative Action at Harvard Article
Students attend Harvard University's 2018 367th Commencement at the university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 24, 2018. (Getty/Paul Marotta)

Gaps in the Debate About Asian Americans and Affirmative Action at Harvard

Race-conscious admissions policies benefit all students of color, including Asian Americans, and higher education institutions must use these practices—along with other considerations—to better ensure diversity and equity on their campuses.

Sylvia Guan

Asian Americans Benefit from Diversity in Higher Education Article
Demonstrators protest outside the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Monday, February 13, 2012, after a panel heard oral arguments in San Francisco in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Proposition 209, which barred racial, ethnic, or gender preferences in public education, employment, and contracting. (AP/Paul Sakuma)

Asian Americans Benefit from Diversity in Higher Education

The conservative strategy of attempting to pit Asian Americans against other communities of color fails to recognize overwhelming support for affirmative action by Asian Americans.

Julie Ajinkya

10 Reasons Why We Need Diversity on College Campuses Article
Sid Jacobo, left, and Jazel Flores, right, protest outside of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals after a panel heard arguments in San Francisco earlier this year. The Supreme Court this week will hear arguments in an affirmative action case. (AP/Paul Sakuma)

10 Reasons Why We Need Diversity on College Campuses

If the Supreme Court decides against the use of race in college admissions, it will erase many years of progress for campuses trying to be more diverse and inclusive.

Sophia Kerby

Why Diversity Still Matters Article
Activistas se manifestan afuera de la Corte Suprema durante <i>Grutter v. Bollinger</i>, el caso que defendió la práctica de usar la etnicidad o raza como un factor entre varios para obtener más diversidad racial en las universidades. Una demanda que se presentará este año podría revocar ese logro. (AP/ Charles Dharapak)

Why Diversity Still Matters

Julie Ajinkya argues that the Supreme Court should affirm the importance of diversity by upholding its previous ruling allowing race to be used as a factor in college admissions.

Julie Ajinkya

Affirmative Action in the United States Article

Affirmative Action in the United States

Michael Werz and Julie Margetta Morgan analyze affirmative action policies in the United States in this piece posted on Heinrich Boll's website.

Michael Werz, Julie Margetta Morgan