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Almost Black: A Story of Affirmative Action

This is an ostensibly true story. Vijay Jojo Chokalingam, an East Indian (pictured above, before and after), wanted to become a doctor. But he didn’t have the GPA or the test scores. And so he shaved his head and trimmed his eyelashes. Then he (re)applied to medical school — this time as a black man.…

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