A new study finds increased rates of cigarette use among 11th- and 12th-graders in states that passed laws against affirmative action.
One study suggests it's possible but not feasible.
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 is reversing Obama-era guidelines urging colleges to consider race in admissions practices.
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.
The affirmative action policies to be scrutinized typically aim to compensate for historical disadvantages among black and Latino students.
A book on Justice Sonia Sotomayor reveals the bruising backstory to the Texas affirmative action case set to be heard again this fall.
A new psychology study shows how white people deny the reality of their inherent advantages.
As greater numbers of non-white immigrants enter the country, our racial justice policies are leaving behind longstanding racial minority populations.
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.
Does affirmative action put kids in over their heads?
Miller-McCune.com takes a three-part look at affirmative action 30 years after a landmark court decision that changed its face.