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Affirmative action


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

Affirmative Action


Affirmative action is not, as some critics charge, a uniquely modern concept fashioned by contemporary liberals in defiance of history or tradition. Although the ...

UnderstandingPrejudice.org: Ten Myths About Affirmative Action


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

Affirmative Action | United States Department of Labor


For federal contractors and subcontractors, affirmative action must be taken by covered employers to recruit and advance qualified minorities, women, persons ...

Affirmative Action - The New York Times


News about affirmative action. Commentary and archival information about affirmative action from The New York Times.

Asian Americans and Affirmative Action in the Post-Fisher Era - The ...


2 days ago ... California has prohibited affirmative action at public institutions for two decades, and the ban certainly hasn't hurt Asian Americans, who today ...

Affirmative Action | American Civil Liberties Union


The ACLU Racial Justice Program actively supports affirmative action to secure racial diversity in a number of settings to help ensure equal opportunities for all ...

Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative-action ...


Jun 23, 2016 ... On June 23, the Supreme Court voted 4 to 3 to uphold an affirmative-action ruling in a surprising win for affirmative-action advocates.

Fisher v. University of Tex. at Austin - Supreme Court


Jun 23, 2016 ... II. Fisher I set forth three controlling principles relevant to assessing the constitutionality of a public university's affirmative-action program. First ...

affirmative action - Infoplease


affirmative action, in the United States, programs to overcome the effects of past societal discrimination by allocating jobs and resources to members of specific ...

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 »