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In response to audience question, she talks about the importance of raising awareness for young people about opportunities
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. says the population of students admitted under affirmative action policies have changed since implementation
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She also emphasizes that these schools are a primary pipeline to top jobs in politics, economy, etc
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. says that her book focused on a certain set of "elite" institutions because of the topic of affirmative action
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Audience question about HBCUs as a source of future African American leaders
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She saw resentment rising as well as concentrated poverty is rising fastest among white, rural communities
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...reduces support for affirmative action because of a feeling that "mission accomplished" for race
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Research indicates that for some people, the rise of many accomplished African Americans like Pres Obama and Oprah...
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Racism is a lived experience for most people of color but not for most white people
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She thinks the results of these tests exemplify her concept that people are in conflict with themselves over race
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. asks how many people in the room have taken an implicit bias test. Says she makes her students take one
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She does not believe race doesn't matter, just that the role of place is undervalued
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. believes that disadvantaged students should not be fighting each other for a set number of slots
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•reform financial aid to focus on need •remove aspects of the process that don't focus on genuine indicators of success
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If colleges are not willing to reform the system •Make standardized tests optional •Work with organizations to find high-performing students
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She sees kids who are at the top of their class but not from high schools with good reputations don't get into top schools
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As a result, she sees that minorities at elite schools often come from elite families/schools (schools with a "good" reputation)
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Schools focus on optical diversity and try to achieve that without risking rankings
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She believes that schools continue to use test scores because they are easy and provide a number
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