Tuesday 28th March 2017,

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Likely Lawsuit to Allege UT Austin Discriminates Against Asian Americans

posted by Randall

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

The same anti-affirmative group that twice went to the U.S. Supreme Court to sue the University of Texas, Austin, for discrimination is laying the groundwork for a third lawsuit.
My Statesman reports Students for Fair Admissions is recruiting students who feel they were unfairly rejected for a possible case.… Read more


Asian American Students Join Effort to Protect Affirmative Action at Harvard

posted by Randall
Jason Fong

Jason Fong at a news conference to speak out in favor of affirmative action

Two Asian American students have joined Harvard in its effort to defend the schools affirmative action program for underrepresented students.

Both students are from Southern California and are current applicants to Harvard.

“Asian students and other students of color have to … Read more


Daily Princetonian: Anti-Affirmative Action Lawsuit Is Aimed at Princeton

posted by Randall

PrincetonThe latest in a seemingly never ending barrage of anti-affirmative action lawsuits has been filed by Edward Blum and his group Students for Fair Admissions, reports the  Daily Princetonian.
The group is challenging the results of a federal investigation that determined there was no evidence that Princeton engaged in racial discrimination in it admissions … Read more


Harvard Magazine: Campus Forced to Turn Over Admissions Data in Anti-Affirmative Action Case

posted by Randall
Harvard Business School

By HBS1908 –    Wikimedia Commons.

Harvard University is reluctantly turning over records of thousands of rejected applicants in a case filed by a group alleging discrimination against Asian Americans, reports Harvard Magazine.

Students whose records will be turned over will be receiving notices from the campus informing them of their options if they object … Read more


Yahoo: Asian American Push Back Against Attack on Affirmative Action

posted by Randall

Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American AssociationRecent lawsuits filed against Harvard and the University of North Carolina have civil rights advocates in the Asian American community pushing back, reports Yahoo.

The lawsuits filed by Edward Blum’s advocacy group Students for Fair Admissions claims Asian American applicants are being held back in favor of less qualified blacks & Latinos.

“Conservatives desperate … Read more


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