Please use first person to write this essay as a Discussion.
I am an Asian Girl (Chinese)
Write an 500-600 word Op-Ed on affirmative action, prompted by the current lawsuit faced by Harvard.
Imagine this Op-Ed is meant for the San Jose Mercury News.(link)
Please check the websites below before writing: (Important)
structure – Please follow this structure: (link on the left)
- 1st Point
- 2nd Point
- 3rd Point
- “To be sure” Paragraph
- Conclusion (circling back to your lede)
Below are the cited sites that are related to my disscussion Topic
At least 4 of the references must be used from the sites I provided.
Watch news report and read news articles to gain a basic understanding on the current lawsuit against Harvard’s admission policy:
Read published Op-Ed pieces, written from both sides of the debate:
Resources for Affirmative Action Debate
Statements in support of affirmative action:
Groups and Statements against affirmative action:
- Asian American Coalition for Education (Links to an external site.) is the primary Asian American group organizing against affirmative action.
- Edward Blum’s profile (Links to an external site.) at the American Enterprise Institute and list of his publications.
- Students for Fair Admissions (Links to an external site.), the plaintiffs in lawsuit against Harvard.