CTM AAPI Highlights 📰 Yale Discriminates. Kamala's Black & Asian Identity. Asian Woman Set on Fire.
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1. Yale 'illegally discriminates' against White and Asian students, Justice Department says
Yale University’s undergraduate admissions process “illegally discriminates” against White and Asian students, the Department of Justice said.
A two-year investigation into the Ivy League school found that “race is the determinative factor in hundreds of admissions decisions each year,” in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the DOJ said.
A Yale spokeswoman responded: “We are proud of Yale’s admissions practices, and we will not change them on the basis of such a meritless, hasty accusation.”
2. Kamala Harris is Asian and Black. That shouldn't be confusing in 2020 -- but it is to some.