Affirmative action

Harvard affirmative action case far from over as plans for appeal begin

In the wake of a ruling Tuesday that Harvard University’s race-conscious admissions policy does not violate the rights of Asian Americans, both opponents and supporters of the lawsuit say the conversation around affirmative action and its role at American universities is just beginning.

Students walking on the UCLA campus.

As decision nears in Harvard affirmative action case, another legal fight brews in California

Awa Timera works in corporate recruiting in France. She says it can hard to put your finger on discrimination in France because it's often subtle.

How France uses ‘le testing’ to combat hiring discrimination

Young man at podium in press conference with signs behind him

This college freshman is worried about affirmative action — but not that it will keep him out of Harvard

Sirine Bidjou (right) and Hanifa Benrahou (left) are both students at Sciences Po, which they entered through the CEP program. It's France's answer to American-style affirmative action.

A French take on affirmative action relies on geography, not race