Alternet - White America’s Toxic Ignorance: The Real Privilege That Goes Unspoken

If affirmative action gives unearned opportunities to one racial group, it is whites who have benefited the most.

Chauncey DeVega defends Affirmative action against Abigail Fisher and Antonin Scalia. Scalia’s suggestion that black college students need special remedial schools because they are not able to compete on an “advanced” level is deeply problematic in a number of ways. It is cringe-worthy because Scalia is channeling the ugly pseudo-scientific …