Symbols are powerful
Affirmative action in higher education and shedding what we’ve outgrown
Affirmative action has been on my mind.
As a Black woman who went to a relatively elite university, I’ve long wondered what role my racial identity played in my admission status. Don’t me wrong—I was an excellent candidate. Second in my class, 4.0+ GPA, great SAT scores and tons of leadership experience by way of my many extracurricular activities. I be…
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