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Harvard: Race can only help, never harm, applicants’ chances (access required)

Harvard University intentionally uses a vague "personal rating" to reject Asian-American applicants in favor of students from other racial backgrounds, according to lawyers on one side of a trial that began Monday and carries weighty implications for dozens of other U.S. colleges.

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Associated Black Charities says its role even more critical now (access required)

The Freddie Gray riots at the end of April spurred concerns and commitments from government officials and community groups to alleviate the inequuities that African-Americans face in Baltimore. For Associated Black Charities executive director Diane Bell McKoy, it’s a deeper ...

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Black firefighter’s lawsuit survives another challenge by Grasonville VFD (access required)

A federal judge has again rejected the Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department’s attempt to throw out a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by a former firefighter. The department’s motion for summary judgment, as in an earlier motion to dismiss, argued Oscar L. ...

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