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Time to Take a Collective Stand Against Dangerous Law

by | August 13, 2018

Six years after Trayvon Martin was shot and killed, the fight to abolish Stand-Your-Ground Laws

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Harvard’s Asian Problem Does Not Justify the Blum Lawsuit

Harvard’s Asian Problem Does Not Justify the Blum Lawsuit

by | August 7, 2018

That lawsuit filed by White conservative Ed Blum using Asians as proxies to fight affirmative a

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Doubts About Diversity

Doubts About Diversity

by | August 6, 2018

I am skeptical that any of us embraces “diversity” as much as we might believe.

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The Opportunity of Being First-Gen

The Opportunity of Being First-Gen

by | July 31, 2018

There is something about using my personal story as a first-generation college student to encou

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Debunking Mismatch and the Color-Blind Remedy to Affirmative Action

Debunking Mismatch and the Color-Blind Remedy to Affirmative Action

by | July 24, 2018

The affirmative action op-eds are starting to appear. Both the pro and the con. And there’s t

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What Higher Ed Can Learn from Ocasio-Cortez Campaign

What Higher Ed Can Learn from Ocasio-Cortez Campaign

by | July 12, 2018

Given Alexandri Ocasio-Cortez’s success in engaging first-time voters, despite being signific

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Trump Administration Takes Affirmative Action to Ignore Race and Law

Trump Administration Takes Affirmative Action to Ignore Race and Law

by | July 9, 2018

In case you missed it: while you were celebrating all the progress we’ve achieved in America

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Genocide to Exodus: Why the Average Joe Should Care About Puerto Rico

Genocide to Exodus: Why the Average Joe Should Care About Puerto Rico

by | July 6, 2018

Puerto Rico and the ongoing colonization of the island is nothing new. 1898 marks the official

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Being a Tourist is Not the Same as Being a Minority

Being a Tourist is Not the Same as Being a Minority

by | July 5, 2018

I recently returned from China. I spent the summer teaching American law, in English. As a Chin

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He Said, He Said: Black Male Cross-Generational Conversations on Perspective, Place and Positionality

He Said, He Said: Black Male Cross-Generational Conversations on Perspective, Place and Positionality

by | June 30, 2018

What began as an informal chat between college faculty member and undergraduate student morphed

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The Opposite of Progress

The Opposite of Progress

by | June 28, 2018

The slate of 2018 decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court has a direct impact on questions previous

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Realizing My Potential Through the Higher Education Opportunity Program

Realizing My Potential Through the Higher Education Opportunity Program

by | June 27, 2018

When done correctly, opportunity programs foster a sense of community on campus where students

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‘Tafu’ for Snafu and iPhones at Graduation

‘Tafu’ for Snafu and iPhones at Graduation

by | June 24, 2018

Yes, it’s complicated. Which is why no government should attempt to carry out an ad hoc zero

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As American as Apple Pie

As American as Apple Pie

by | June 21, 2018

America isn’t divided by pundits and peddlers. It isn’t divided by vacuous political labels

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Asian Americans: Right to Be Angry at Harvard, Not African-Americans

Asian Americans: Right to Be Angry at Harvard, Not African-Americans

by | June 20, 2018

People of all backgrounds become so angry about affirmative action that it is difficult to disc

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