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Top 5 Myths About Asian Americans and Affirmative Action – MMXLII

Top 5 Myths About Asian Americans and Affirmative Action

While visiting our friends over at Angry Asian Man we came across this interesting headline by a guest blogger they had named Carmina Ocampo.  For some, Asians aren’t really an ethnicity that comes to mind in the affirmative action discussions.  That doesn’t mean that they aren’t affected by it.  We showed you that clip about Abigail Fisher earlier today and this is has some relation to that.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for a case called Fisher v. Texas.

Fisher deals with whether the University of Texas, Austin’s undergrad admissions program, which considers the race of an applicant as one of many factors in its admissions process, is constitutional. Looking at the big picture, this case matters a TON because the Supremes could decide to end affirmative action programs in higher education.

Below are the “Top Five Myths about Asian Americans and Affirmative Action.” I attempt to drop science on the issue:

Myth #1: Affirmative action discriminates against Asians… [Read More at Angry Asian Man]

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