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Affirmative Action
A policy in which an individual's color, race, sex, religion or national origin are taken into account by a business or the government in order to increase the opportunities provided to an underrepresented part of society. Affirmative action is... More »

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affirmative_action

Affirmative action is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group who suffer or have suffered from discrimination within a culture. Often, these ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affirmative_action_in_the_United_States

Affirmative action in the United States is a set of laws, policies, guidelines, and administrative practices "intended to end and correct the effects of a specific form  ...

www.ncsl.org/research/education/affirmative-action-overview.aspx

Affirmative action policies are those in which an institution or organization actively engages in efforts to improve opportunities for historically excluded groups in ...

www.understandingprejudice.org/readroom/articles/affirm.htm

A concise article describing several key misunderstandings of affirmative action. Well worth reading!

www.dol.gov/general/topic/hiring/affirmativeact

Subtopics Hiring Youth Affirmative Action Foreign Labor I-9 Central Veterans Workers Under 18 DOL Web Pages on This Topic.

www.cnn.com/2013/11/12/us/affirmative-action-fast-facts

Apr 27, 2017 ... Check out CNN's Affirmative Action Fast Facts for some background information about affirmative action as well as a few notable Supreme ...

inamerica.blogs.cnn.com/2012/10/10/5-things-to-know-about-affirmative-action

Oct 10, 2012 ... (CNN) - In 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed Executive Order 10925, ordering that federally funded projects "take affirmative action to ...

www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/10/the-painful-truth-about-affirmative-action/263122

Oct 2, 2012 ... Affirmative action in university admissions started in the late 1960s as a noble effort to jump-start racial integration and foster equal opportunity.

www.nytimes.com/2012/10/14/sunday-review/rethinking-affirmative-action.html

Oct 13, 2012 ... THE founding principle of affirmative action was fairness. After years of oppression, it seemed folly to judge blacks by the same measures as ...