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Explore the debate and science of Racial Preferences.

February 13, 2020

Episode #49: Affirmative Action and Disaggregated Selection with George Dent

Peter Wood

Let's face it: race will play a role in college admissions for the foreseeable future. But what is the best way for it to be a factor? Peter Wood sits down with NAS Board Member George Dent to dis...

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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 7, 2019

Episode #44: After Action Report on SFFA v. Harvard with Dennis Saffran

Peter Wood

Just a few weeks ago, federal district judge Allison Burroughs issued a decision in Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard, ruling that Harvard was not guilty of racial discrimination and affi...

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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 30, 2019

The Vote to Abolish Racial Discrimination in Washington State

Peter Wood

In this special episode, Peter Wood is joined by Linda Yang of Washington Asians for Equality, the leading organization in the fight against 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

NAS

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

NAS

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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February 27, 2019

Clearing the Air: Racial Preferences in Classics Studies Revisited

David Randall

How will the classics die? We revisit a controversy in the field with new evidence. 

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