How Should Antiracists Respond to “Shouldn’t We Just Focus on Class?”
Consider two social policies.
The first policy — a race, or identity-based policy, makes scholarship funds available only for Latinx students. Students qualify through some way of providing their Latinx ancestry. The second policy — a class-based policy, makes scholarship funds available for needy students. Students qualify for the scholarship by demonstrating economic need.
Which policy is best?