Image via Chokal-Ingam's website, Almost Black.

On a list of things you should never, ever do, pretending to be a black person to get into college ranks pretty high on the list. Mindy Kaling’s brother, Vijay Chokal-Ingam, who appears to have no notable credit to his name besides being Mindy Kaling’s brother, did exactly that, and in a dubious effort to discredit affirmative action programs, he’s going to write about it in his forthcoming book, Almost Black (or, as I will heretofore refer to it, Academic Blackface).

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