Tagged: race


A week at Blair's Interracial Dialogue

By Nate Bodner | Nov. 30, 2016, 1:45 p.m. | In Local »

Starting Monday November 14, students gathered in the media center after school for a week to talk and engage in meaningful dialogue about race. Students also utilized this time to organize and plan the next step following the walk out.


From Pakistan to La Paz

By Mimi Verdonk | April 3, 2013, 10:15 p.m. | In Features »

Among Blair's diverse crowd walks a group of giggling Hispanic girls conversing rapidly in Spanish about plans for the weekend. Within the voices, a south Asian accent comes across - but only a hint, extremely easy to dismiss. It takes a closer look to see the one girl who is not like the rest: Jawairia Iqbal.


Affirmative action: socioeconomic status is the way to go

By Jack Estrin | Nov. 11, 2012, 1:25 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

In Fisher v. University of Texas, the Supreme Court should rule in favor of Texas, but with one caveat. They should state that affirmative action should now solely be based on an applicant's financial status and social background.


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