CHOW: While Jerry is against it, a majority of Asian-Americans support affirmative action according to analysis by AAPI Data.
Between 2012 to 2016, support of affirmative action from Chinese-Americans dropped from 78 to 41 percent.
Affirmative action was designed to help alleviate some of the effects of racial discrimination, but there’s this stereotype that Asian-Americans are high-achieving and that affirmative action could actually hurt them.
As for her…ANNE: I feel like my feelings for affirmative action are kind of all over the place.
CHOW: What Anne says echoes in part the broader debate about affirmative action.