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Discrimination in US goes beyond one race

America's affirmative action programmes designed to help racial minorities are being used by Ivy League schools to discriminate against Asian-Americans

According to one study, more than half of all applicants to Harvard with exceptionally high SAT scores in 2008 were Asians, but they made up only 17 per cent of the entering class.


THE American public and media have been preoccupied in recent days with the political and social drama unfolding in Ferguson, a suburb of St Louis in Missouri. A decision by a grand jury last week not to indict the white policeman, Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown