Palo Alto High School is advertising college scholarships that exclude applicants on the basis of RACE. See below, taken directly from the Palo Alto High School website. I don't think this type of racist behavior should be condoned by the high school.
"African-American seniors. Criteria include: Min. 2.5 GPA, SAT or ACT and 300-400 word essay addressing “What significant contributions have you made to the community and how do you plan to make an impact in the local community during your college experience."
"Asian/Pacific Islander Seniors with priority given to those who self-identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender and involved in the LGBT community."
"Bay Area Seniors of Japanese Ancestry or are legal Japanese residents of the U.S. and who have demonstrated academic interests in the study of fields significant to the relationship between the US- and Japan."
"Seniors wholly or partially of Filipino ancestry: Min. 3.5 GPA."