Does Affirmative Action Hurt Asian Americans?

The Department of Justice is currently investigating admissions policies at Harvard to see whether they discriminate against Asian-Americans.

The Asian-American Coalition for Education is arguing that affirmative action hurts Asian students’ chance at getting into Ivy League schools. We spoke with the head of that coalition, a student who feels being Asian hurt his college application, and an NAACP Legal Defense Fund lawyer to try and settle the debate.


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