Archive - Who is Affirmative Action for?
- Higher Education
- Race & Ethnicity
The future of affirmative action is unclear. Harvard has been taken to court for its admissions policies and the case is likely to be the first affirmative action case in front of the new Supreme Court judges. In this archive episode, Professor Natasha Warikoo discusses investigations into school admissions and how focusing on diversity ignores the real reasons for affirmative action.
Check out her two OpEds for the PBS Newshour on the Harvard court case
Find her piece in The New York Times, How Elite Schools Stay So White