The Trump administration’s Department of Justice has plans to investigate, and possibly sue, colleges and universities that discriminate against white applicants. That’s according to an internal document recently obtained by The New York Times. Although the Justice Department denies the Times’ reporting, it has reopened the debate over affirmative action policies in college admissions.
- Anemona Hartocollis, national correspondent, The New York Times
- Stuart Taylor Jr., co-author, "Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It's Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won't Admit It"
- Natasha Warikoo, author, "The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities"