It’s kind of like using a spoon to shovel snow.”UCLA 9,470,456 Californians voted against Proposition 16 and 7,096,584 people voted for it.
16 offers insight into the political leanings of the state, or even into the actual level of support for affirmative action.
Some Native students fit not only within a racial or ethnic identity, but a political one, as members of sovereign nations within the United States.
16 might have helped crystallize that approach, but it is within reach even under the confines of the current law.
In the aftermath of the failure of Proposition 16, we need to have a serious conversation about how to create fairer access for all students.”