Above The Noise

Should Race Be a Factor in College Admissions?

Season 3 Episode 4 | 5m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

The debate over whether universities should consider an applicant’s race when deciding who gets in is back in the news. Harvard is being sued for that very reason-- the plaintiffs essentially argue that Harvard’s affirmative action policies discriminate against Asian Americans in an effort to limit their numbers in order to ensure a racial diverse campus. Is Affirmative Action still necessary?

Aired: 12/04/18

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Above The Noise is a local public television program presented by KQED.