217 Today: Asian American scholar weighs in on Affirmative Action ahead of Supreme Court ruling
Friday, June 9, 2023
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In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about how Affirmative Action has affected Asian Americans ahead of a scheduled ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on the policy this month.
Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Mae Antar, Farrah Anderson, Owen Henderson and Lisa Philip.