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Department of Justice Ups Pressure on Harvard in Discrimination Investigation

posted by Randall

Harvard LibrraryThe Department of Justice is upping its pressure on Harvard in its investigation of discrimination against Asian Americans at the elite university.
 
A letter from the DOJ to the school obtained by the Wall Street Journal stated Harvard is being investigated under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which bans discrimination … Read more

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Oct 28, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Daily Princetonian: Anti-Affirmative Action Lawsuit Is Aimed at Princeton

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

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Oct 14, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Harvard Magazine: Campus Forced to Turn Over Admissions Data in Anti-Affirmative Action Case

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

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Sep 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Crimson: Harvard Must Release Admissions Data in Anti-Affirmative Action Case

Crimson: Harvard Must Release Admissions Data in Anti-Affirmative Action Case

posted by Randall

HarvardAn anti-affirmative action group has won a court order mandating that Harvard release six years of data from its admissions process, reports the Harvard Crimson.

The ruling requested by Students for Fair Admissions stems from a 2014 lawsuit accusing Harvard of discriminating against Asian Americans through a quota system.

The data will include admissions application … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Supreme Court Finds No Evidence of Discrimination Against Asian Americans

Supreme Court Finds No Evidence of Discrimination Against Asian Americans

posted by Louis Chan

Supreme CourtBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A closer look at the majority opinion in Fisher v University of Texas reveals the four justices found no discrimination against Asian Americans in holistic admissions.

By a four to three vote, the justices ruled the University of Texas did not discriminate against Abigail Fisher, a White student who … Read more

Asian Americans

Nov 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Daily Beast: Asian Americans Used as Political Pawns

Daily Beast: Asian Americans Used as Political Pawns

posted by Randall

Harvard UniversityAsian Americans are being used and unfortunately many AAPIs have fallen into the trap of playing right along, says blogger Tim Mak for the Daily Beast.

As Mak puts it “We’re objects used to prove a political point about other ethnic groups rather than a group whose successes and failures are judged on our … Read more

Blogs

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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