Affirmative Action Policies Evolve, Achieving Their Own Diversity

By VIVIAN YEE August 5, 2017 Just a year ago, after the Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the University of Texas at Austin’s admissions program by a single swing vote, the question seemed to be edging, at last, toward an answer: Colleges could,...

The History of Affirmative Action

In the latest case involving affirmative action, the Justice Department is going to investigate possible discrimination against Asian-Americans in college admissions.

‘Everyone Deserves an Equal Chance to Get Into College’: Readers React

Readers debated race-based admissions policies after The New York Times reported that the Department of Justice may take on affirmative action in college admissions.

Asian-Americans’ Complaint Prompted Justice Inquiry of College Admissions

The Justice Department said it is gearing up to investigate a complaint by Asian-Americans about a college’s affirmative action admissions practices.