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Explore the debate and science of Racial Preferences.

June 2, 2020

ACA-5 v.s. Proposition 209

John David

ACA-5 is on the ballot this November, a state constitutional amendment that, if passed, will reinstate race, sex, and ethnicity preferences in Californian government, colleges, and universities.

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May 26, 2020

Testing Affirmative Action

George W. Dent and Hal R. Arkes

The Supreme Court has held that courts must strictly scrutinize systems that give preferences to people based on their race. Judges need to insist on disaggregated data and evidence that a university...

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March 17, 2020

SFFA v. Harvard Makes a Return

John David

Students for Fair Admissions has appealed their case against Harvard's racial preferences in admissions. NAS, the DoJ, and others have submitted briefs in support.

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February 26, 2020

Department of Justice Files Amicus Brief Supporting SFFA

National Association of Scholars

The Department of Justice files to support racial equality in admissions.

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November 13, 2019

Washington Voters Reject Referendum 88

Peter Wood

Washington voters reject a legislative initiative to enforce racial preferences. 

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November 5, 2019

Referendum 88 and the Fight Against Affirmative Action

John David

Washington voters have a chance to reject I-1000 and ban racial preferences in their state by voting "NO" on Referendum 88.

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October 23, 2019

Washington Voters: Vote NO on Referendum 88

Peter Wood

Earlier this year the Democratic-controlled Legislature of Washington State voted to overturn a ban on racial preferences voted in 20 years ago. Washington voters now have the opportunity to overturn...

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April 29, 2019

Report: Neo-Segregation at Yale

National Association of Scholars

NAS launches its latest report studying the history and growth of neo-segregation in American higher education.

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April 12, 2019

Racial Preferences at Texas Tech

National Association of Scholars

The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights negotiated an end to racial preferences at the Texas university. What does it say about the future of these policies at other schools?

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