The divisions over affirmative action go back decades, and this history underlies consideration of Proposition 16 on the Nov. 3 ballot.
The timing was right, according to their reasoning, to bring back affirmative action.
209 warn that reinstating affirmative action would mean a decline in Asian American enrollment.
Though we don’t like some of the premise of affirmative action, systemic racism won’t magically disappear.
If this trend continues, the battle over affirmative action will not end anytime soon.