REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - A student read a book on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, October 7, 2009. (UNITED STATES)
When is discrimination okay?
May 25, 2016,
This week the Asian-American Coalition for Education (AACE) filed an official complaint to the U.S. Office for Civil Rights against elite institutions, accusing them of discrimination against Asian-Americans in their admissions process. Ben Backes asks the hard question: Is discriminating against Asian-Americans justified if the alternative is the complete removal of race-based preferences and reducing the representation of black and Hispanic students at elite institutions?