Ballot Initiatives That Oppose Affirmative Action Hurt All Students

During this election year, many of us who study race and education had hoped that the nomination of a black presidential candidate and the increased focus on race would have led to a related discussion of equal access to higher education and a turn toward a stronger commitment to the creation of a truly diverse society. But, unfortunately, state ballot initiatives are challenging the voluntary use of the race-conscious policies that can be vital tools for higher-education institutions that