The Heat: Debating affirmative action

The Heat

Harvard University is one of the most prestigious and competitive institute of higher eduction in the United States. But some say Asian-Americans are discriminated against in the application process.

Affirmative action began in the early 1960s in the United States to combat inequalities in employment, pay and education.

Recently, a group filed a federal lawsuit against elite schools including Harvard for allegedly using race-based policies that impact admissions of white and Asian-American students.

The Trump Administration is also looking into these allegations.

CGTN’s May Lee reports from California.
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