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27 Nov 2011, 2:00 am by Karen Tani
The comic books they populated commented on the tensions among black self-determination, racial authenticity, political fantasy, and economic independence.The latest issue of the London Review of Books covers Strangers on the Western Front: Chinese Workers in the Great War (Harvard), by Xu Guoqi (subscribers only, here), Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics: JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan (Putnam), by Jeff Greenfield (open access, here), and Foner's The Fiery… [read post]
17 Jun 2013, 5:46 am by Marissa Miller
 And in anticipation of the Court’s decision in Fisher (in which the Court is considering the constitutionality of the school’s use of race in its undergraduate admissions process) – and in response to this op-ed in The New York Times – The Washington Post features this op-ed by Richard Kahlenberg, who argues for class-based affirmative action over similar programs based on race. [read post]
10 Dec 2015, 7:31 am by Mark Walsh
Al Sharpton, the activist and TV personality; and Richard Kahlenberg, the Century Foundation scholar who churns out reports and op-eds arguing for the use of socioeconomic factors, rather than race, in admissions to achieve diversity. [read post]
25 Sep 2011, 2:00 am by Karen Tani
In reviewer Richard Kahlenberg's estimation:Brill’s portrait of school reform in America is highly seductive. [read post]
17 Nov 2010, 9:17 pm by Kenneth Anderson
(But let’s leave all that aside to focus on a more generalized strategic question; I’ll put up a post on Richard Kahlenberg’s new book on legacy admissions later.) [read post]
15 Oct 2013, 5:32 am by Amy Howe
”  Commentary on Schuette comes from Richard Kahlenberg, who in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal argues that “[a] ruling in Schuette that promotes race-neutral strategies to boost minority admissions would reinforce the message the court tried to deliver last term in Fisher v. [read post]
15 Dec 2015, 5:41 am by Amy Howe
  At Slate, Richard Kahlenberg compares comments by Justices Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito and their possible impact on Justice Anthony Kennedy, suggesting that “Scalia denigrated the abilities of black students, which is likely to backfire with Kennedy, while Alito championed the ability of working-class black and Latino students to do well and become leaders in society—an approach far more likely to positively influence the swing justice. [read post]
9 Jan 2012, 6:46 am by Joshua Matz
In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Richard Kahlenberg discusses Fisher v. [read post]
22 Feb 2012, 6:45 am by Conor McEvily
At Just Enrichment, Adam Chandler outlines some of the “procedural hurdles” the case might present, while Richard Kahlenberg at Slate describes the case as providing “an opportunity for Barack Obama to embrace a new forward-looking vision of affirmative action.”  [read post]