Understanding Affirmative Action

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There is much to say about the affirmative action debate. So much, in fact, that I’ve decided to respond in two parts. Part one is a discussion of some of the historical context for Affirmative Action. Part two will address the thorny issue of what many are calling anti-Asian quotas in articles like this, and this, and this. The perception of quotas limiting the number of Asian American students attending the most elite institutions is inspiring a minor Asian-American backlash against affirmative action that, though blown out of proportion by the media, is nonetheless troubling.

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