“The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to reconsider the role of race in college admissions… The first case, filed against Harvard University, contends that the university’s race-conscious admissions policy discriminates against Asian American applicants. According to [Students for Fair Admissions], Asian Americans are significantly less likely to be admitted than similarly qualified white, Black, or Hispanic applicants… The second case, filed against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the state’s flagship public university, argues that the university’s consideration of race in its undergraduate admissions process violates both Title VI and the Constitution.” SCOTUSblog
Here’s our prior coverage of affirmative action. The Flip Side
The left argues that affirmative action is necessary to remedy the legacy of racial discrimination and promote diversity.