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For PWIs, affirmative action policies are not enough

Angel Baikakedi, Columnist April 15, 2021

When institutions adopt affirmative action policies, they pledge to undertake a set of practices and policies that advocate for the inclusion and representation of minority groups in spaces where they...

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Affirming White Women

Rina Cakrani, Columnist November 16, 2017

There are certain myths and misconceptions surrounding the question of affirmative action and who benefits from it, and many narratives have been built based on how the beneficiaries supposedly do...

Non-Discrimination Policies Empower Students of Color

Sayda Morales May 2, 2013

Since first learning about affirmative action in high school, I have often asked white college students if they approve of affirmative action. The most common response I have received is an ambiguous...

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