Daily Archives: March 30, 2019

50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong

The commencement for the Class of 1973 at Columbia University. The number of black students admitted to Columbia rose sharply in 1969. About half of those who enrolled graduated four years later. “On cold mornings, Les Goodson shows up early … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Spitting Antiwar Protester – Jerry Lembcke

People in Seattle welcoming troops returning from Vietnam. “‘So where do these stories come from?’ The reporter was asking about accounts that soldiers returning from Vietnam had been spat on by antiwar activists. I had told her the stories were … Continue reading

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