California Ballot Initiative to Restore Affirmative Action is Unnecessary and Dangerous.
-acknowledges that “race, diversity and inclusion need more attention”, but says that Prop. 16 is the wrong way to go about it
-Includes Rick’s observation that Prop 209 has helped boost academic preparation for minority students
Poll: California’s Prop. 16 in deep trouble, Prop. 22 and Prop. 15 in tight races. San Francisco Gate.
-Talks about how Prop 16 is still behind in the polls
-“Black survey respondents said they support Prop. 16 by a margin of 58% to 33%, but the measure is clearly underwater with white voters (35% support to 53% opposition) and Asian American voters (39% support to 50% opposition). Hispanic voters also narrowly oppose the measure with 40% of respondents saying they will vote “yes” and 42% saying they will vote ‘no,'”
Confronting Racism in Admissions. Inside Higher Ed. 10/26
-Talks about university admissions; getting rid of legacy admissions
-Brings up Prop 209, quotes Ward saying that Prop 209 didn’t necessarily ban affirmative action, just discrimination
Election 2020: What is Prop 16? Los Angeles Loyalan. 10/26
-Student paper out of Loyola Marymount University
-video on Prop 16
-Shows clips from 1996
-Interviews a student who supports Prop 16
-Includes a clip from Ward’s recent interview on Tucker Carlson