Media & Press Mentions
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April 12, 2023. "UNC Organizations to host “Diversity Day” with Lawyers’ Committee"
June 29, 2023. "UNC Organizations Stand Against SCOTUS Affirmative Action Decision"
Articles, September 2022 - June 2023 (Pre SCOTUS Decision)
The Daily Tar Heel - "Students start UNC for Affirmative Action"
The Washington Post - "Affirmative action ignites tension among college students, alumni"
Best Colleges - "Students for Affirmative Action Rally in Washington, D.C."
ABC News - "College students on affirmative action, race and admissions: In their own words"
Insider Higher Ed - "We will not go back. Hundreds show support for affirmative action programs as Supreme Court weighs their fate"
Carolina Connection - "UNC heads to the Supreme Court to defend Affirmative Action in admissions"
The Daily Tar Heel - "'UNC has a long way to go': University students react to affirmative action arguments"
The Daily Tar Heel - "Affirmative Action Coalition bridges student groups with Diversity at Carolina"
The Daily Tar Heel - "Academics and activists share the history of affirmative action ahead of SCOTUS decision"
New America - "Affirmative Action on the Chopping Block"
Articles, June 2023 Onwards (Post SCOTUS Decision)
Business Insider, "Facing a future without affirmative action, students of color say the pressure is on them to fight for diversity: 'To be going backwards in this sort of immense way is really scary'"
USA Today, "'Stand up, fight back': What's next after Supreme Court affirmative action decision"
Our Body Politics, "The Downfall of Affirmative Action: What Happens Now?"
Chapelboro 97.9 The Hill, "On Air Today: UNC Student and Member of the Affirmative Action Coalition Reyna Patel"
The Washington Post, "The affirmative action ruling has already upended college applications"
The Washington Post, "‘Invisible’: Some Asian Americans say admissions decision is no victory"
The Daily Tar Heel, "Members of the UNC community plan for a future without affirmative action"
The Charlotte Observer, "What the Supreme Court’s UNC ruling means to me, a student at Chapel Hill | Opinion"
Our Body Politic Podcast, "The Downfall of Affirmative Action: What Happens Now?"
South China Morning Post, "Asian-Americans torn over use of race in college admissions and impact of looming US Supreme Court decision"
Asian American Journalists' Association, "As affirmative action is struck down, student activists consider what comes next"