New Research Links Affirmative Action Bans With Increased Smoking Among Minority Teens
A new study finds increased rates of cigarette use among 11th- and 12th-graders in states that passed laws against affirmative action.
Can Campus Diversity Survive Without Affirmative Action?
One study suggests it's possible but not feasible.
Debate Over Affirmative Action in College Admissions Could Be Disastrous for Legacy Students
If affirmative action is abolished there will undoubtedly be increased pressure to also eliminate admissions criteria that favor a very different demographic—children of alumni and donors.
The Trump Administration Axes Obama-Era Guidelines on Affirmative Action
The Trump administration is reversing Obama-era guidelines urging colleges to consider race in admissions practices.
Affirmative Action, Minority Students, and the Rich White College Applicant
Asian Americans are indeed treated unfairly in admissions, but affirmative action is a convenient scapegoat for those who seek to pit minority groups against each other.
Department of Justice Will Investigate Affirmative Action, Likely as Discrimination Against White Students
The affirmative action policies to be scrutinized typically aim to compensate for historical disadvantages among black and Latino students.
May It Displease the Court: Affirmative Action, Race, and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
A book on Justice Sonia Sotomayor reveals the bruising backstory to the Texas affirmative action case set to be heard again this fall.
Sure, Whites Are Privileged—but Not Me Personally!
A new psychology study shows how white people deny the reality of their inherent advantages.
How Recent Immigration Complicates Our Racial Justice Policies
As greater numbers of non-white immigrants enter the country, our racial justice policies are leaving behind longstanding racial minority populations.
Class Action: A Challenge to the Idea That Income Can Integrate America’s Campuses
The Supreme Court's decision on a potentially decisive affirmative action case has stirred talk of using class considerations to achieve diversity in the country’s colleges. Everyone thinks it sounds good. But some scholars say America’s campuses will never be meaningfully racially diverse under such programs.
No One Tell Justice Thomas: Affirmative Action 'Mismatch Theory' Debunked Again
Does affirmative action put kids in over their heads?
Affirmative Action: Shifting Attitudes, Surprising Results
Miller-McCune.com takes a three-part look at affirmative action 30 years after a landmark court decision that changed its face.