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COMMENTARY: White privilege still exists in academia

It is shameful to consider how this decision will only further prevent students of color from advancing their academic career and beyond.
The social capital that is granted to affluent white individuals is the greatest gift that comes in addition to having ancestry from Europe. The exclusivity of higher education that comes with generations of networks and connections is a privilege which will take decades for people of color to achieve a fraction of the same.