A True Story About Affirmative Action
Some of the 'community members' who got scholarships were the children of minority professors at Yale University.
As the U.S. Supreme Court bids farewell to affirmative action, I thought of my three-year stint covering Yale University in New Haven, CT, in the 1980s for The New Haven Register daily newspaper.
Yale University, one of the richest institutions in the country, then sat in a sea of poverty, amid predominately black low income neighborhoods with high crim…
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