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Kamala Harris “has changed the landscape”: nomination paves way for women of color in politics

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris speaks at a General Assembly during the California Democrats 2019 State Convention on Saturday morning. There have been only two female major party vice presidential nominees in U.S. history; Sen. Kamala Harris (D-C.A.) is the third.

by Sarah Mohammed and Varsha Rammohan

September 9, 2020

According to the United States Census Bureau, women make up 50.8 percent of the country’s population, Black people make up 13.4 percent and Asian people make up 5.9 percent. In addition to only one female major party presidential nominee, there have been only two female major party vice presidential ...

Judge rules in favor of Harvard in affirmative action battle

In the verdict of a lawsuit claiming that Harvard University discriminates against Asian American applicants, the judge in the trial ruled on Oct. 1 in favor of Harvard’s admissions practices and defended the use of race-conscious admissions in ensuring diversity on college campuses.

by Eric Fang and Sara Yen

October 21, 2019

In the midst of college application season, the results of a lawsuit claiming that Harvard University discriminates against Asian American applicants have sparked conversation among upper school students, a majority of whom are Asian American. The judge in the trial, Allison Burroughs, ruled on Oct. 1 in fa...

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