The suit claims that the university’s admissions process uses an illegal racial quota system stacked against Asian Americans, allegations that Harvard denies.
Nothing special here.” For many Asian Americans, these revelations are fueling questions about belonging — about our place in America, about political power — that we’ve long wanted to avoid.
Just as invariably, people thought maybe, just maybe, Harvard and other elite schools are long overdue for a hard look in the mirror.
For many Asian Americans of my generation, this year has been a powerful reminder of our awkward, tenuous position in American society.
Not for fellow progressives who can’t seem to say that they support affirmative action, but that Harvard also messed up.