Affirmative action is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group
who currently suffer or historically have suffered from discrimination within a
Affirmative action is not, as some critics charge, a uniquely modern concept
fashioned by contemporary liberals in defiance of history or tradition. Although
A concise article describing several key misunderstandings of affirmative action.
Well worth reading!
Affirmative action policies are those in which an institution or organization
actively engages in efforts to improve opportunities for historically excluded
groups in ...
For federal contractors and subcontractors, affirmative action must be taken by
covered employers to recruit and advance qualified minorities, women, persons ...
In its tumultuous 48-year history, affirmative action has been both praised and
pilloried as an answer to racial inequality. The term "affirmative action" was first ...
affirmative action, in the United States, programs to overcome the effects of past
societal discrimination by allocating jobs and resources to members of specific ...
Jun 28, 2016 ... California has prohibited affirmative action at public institutions for two decades,
and the ban certainly hasn't hurt Asian Americans, who today ...
May 24, 2016 ... This section is not meant to be a comprehensive overview of affirmative action
law, cases, or policies. It is, however, a brief review of some of ...
Feb 10, 2014 ... Proponents of affirmative action tend to glorify the program by lumping it in with
the great liberal victories of the civil rights movement.