Experts say framing affirmative action as anti-Asian bias is 'dangerous'

1/26/2022 8:02:00 AM

After the Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear the affirmative action cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina, experts are

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After the Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear the affirmative action cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina, experts are cautioning against the framing of race-conscious admissions as a form of anti-Asian hate.

After the Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear the affirmative action cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina, experts are

to paint the administration’s efforts to combat anti-Asian hate alongside the persistence of race-conscious admissions as hypocrisy. And groups like the anti-affirmative action coalition Washington Asians for Equality have spread similar messages.“People who are appalled by the broader attacks on Asians should be equally outraged by Asian students being deprived of their fair chance at a college education based on their race,” the group’s director Linda Yang said on a call last summer.

Wong called the framing misleading.“This invocation of anti-Asian discrimination by conservative activists intentionally confuses tragic attacks and anti-Asian violence with the essential path to educational opportunity for groups that have been and continue to face major barriers,” she said.

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Yes, that makes a lot of sense. Opposing racial discrimination against Asians is racist. Sounds like something out of 1984.

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attempted to paint the administration’s efforts to combat anti-Asian hate alongside the persistence of race-conscious admissions as hypocrisy.BANGKOK — Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index NIK, +0.Asian equities remain on the back foot while tracking broad risk-off mood.(.

And groups like the anti-affirmative action coalition Washington Asians for Equality have spread similar messages. “People who are appalled by the broader attacks on Asians should be equally outraged by Asian students being deprived of their fair chance at a college education based on their race,” the group’s director Linda Yang said on a call last summer.1% lower while the Hang Seng HSI, -0. Wong called the framing misleading. US CB Consumer Confidence eyed ahead of Wednesday’s FOMC. “This invocation of anti-Asian discrimination by conservative activists intentionally confuses tragic attacks and anti-Asian violence with the essential path to educational opportunity for groups that have been and continue to face major barriers,” she said.9%. A group of Harvard students of Asian descent submitted an amicus brief in support of affirmative action, arguing that race and their identities had been critical to their applications and that students “deserve the opportunity to be recognized for it,” alum Sally Chen told NBC Asian America in 2020. Money markets are priced for a first rate hike in March, with three more quarter-point increases by year-end.

The students agreed to have their admissions files entered and opened up as evidence in the case.51% lost 0. That said, MSCI’s index of Asia-Pacific shares ex-Japan drops 1. “What you could see is that you had applicants who talked very frankly about their race. They talked about being Chinese American or being the child of immigrants,” Park said.68% dropped 1. “And there was no evidence that they were marked down. Among the key losers is Australia’s ASX 200 and South Korea’s KOSPI, both of which drop around 2. If anything, that was seen as an asset or something that spoke to why this person had a really interesting story and ultimately was admitted.93% and SK Hynix 000660, -0.76%, steady on the day, having finished a choppy day of trading Monday near where they started.

” Within the context of an increase in violent attacks, the argument that Asian Americans are being kept out of certain private institutions could appear to be a strong one, says Pawan Dhingra, professor of American studies at Amherst College and author of the book “Hyper Education.” He said he fears the misleading narratives perpetuated by conservatives could influence the case. The Shanghai Composite index SHCOMP, +0. On the other hand, South Korea’s preliminary readings of Q4 GDP also came out as robust and favored bears in Seoul. Experts said that the conflation of affirmative action with anti-Asian hate is another “transparent” attempt by conservatives to use Asian Americans as a wedge, placed in contention against other marginalized communities. The reality is much different, Wong said.2%. Research shows that roughly 70 percent of the group is in favor of the policy, according to a Wong added that while Asian American students like Chen previously testified on Harvard’s behalf, Students for Fair Admissions has failed to present a single Asian American student at trial. On the same line were downbeat comments from the Chinese Commerce Ministry.29% overnight.

Asian Americans have long benefited from affirmative action policies.50% but declined in Singapore STI, -0. A study released by Georgetown University showed that if testing was used as the sole requirement in the admissions process, 21 percent of Asian American applicants who were previously admitted would no longer qualify. A separate 2016 study said that the removal of affirmative action, rather, would benefit white students overwhelmingly.95%. On a broader front, the US 10-year Treasury yields stay firmer around 1. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting Recommended Stories . Historically low rates, dubbed quantitative easing, or QE, have helped support the broader market as the economy absorbed a sharp hit from the pandemic in 2020 and then recovered over the last two years. crude rose 0.