Monday, September 16, 2019

Guest Blogger: Vanessa Cardenas “Why Affirmative Action is Still Important to Latinos”

Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups in the US.  By 2043, they are expected to double in size, yet they lag significantly behind in educational attainment.  By 2018, 45 percent of jobs will require an associate’s degree or higher; however only 26 and 14 percent of U.S.-born Latinos and Latino immigrants have that […]

Texas Affirmative Action Case Revisited by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is starting to question the affirmative action case dealing with a student who believes she was denied from the University of Texas because she is white. The court recently heard arguments from the defense of Abigail Fisher, the student who claims she was not offered a spot in the university in 2008 […]