Harvard’s incoming class is majority minority for 1st time

Harvard University

For the first time in this prestigious institution’s history, the incoming class of students at Harvard University is majority minority. That has never happened in its 380 years of existence. The class of 2021 is 50.8 percent minority, and is comprised of Blacks, Hispanics or Latinos, Asian-Americans, Native Americans or Pacific Islanders, the Boston Globe […]

DOJ to sue colleges for affirmative action that aids minorities

President Donald Trump’s White House is working to redirect resources of the Department of Justice’s civil rights division to investigate and sue universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against White applicants, according to the New York Times. Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, […]

Breaking: SCOTUS upholds race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas

Minority students hoping to enroll at the predominately White University of Texas can breathe a sigh of relief. Today, in a 4-3 ruling, the Supreme Court upheld the school’s race-conscious admissions program, deeming it constitutional to take race into consideration as a factor of admission. The ruling is important as the University of Texas and […]

Supreme Court decision attacks use of affirmative action for college admissions

The recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the state of Michigan’s ban on including race in college admissions is causing a firestorm across the nation. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote a strong dissent to the court’s decision.  “In my colleagues’ view, examining the racial impact of legislation only perpetuates racial […]

Duke University Study Slams Affirmative Action, Says Blacks Not Prepared for College

Duke University’s economics department concluded a study which states that low-performing black students are unprepared for college entry and only close the GPA gap with their white counterparts by switching their majors to ‘easier’ disciplines. The study downplayed the number of whites who also changed their majors to non-math and non-science majors and – more […]