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

Affirmative action in the United States - Wikipedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affirmative_action_in_the_United_States

Established the concept of affirmative action by mandating that projects financed with federal funds "take affirmative action" to ...

Affirmative Action History & Timeline (Civil Rights Act, Supreme ...

www.infoplease.com/spot/affirmative1.html

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 ...

A Brief History of Affirmative Action - UCI Office of Equal Opportunity ...

www.oeod.uci.edu/aa.html

Oct 6, 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 ...

Affirmative Action

www.civilrights.org/resources/civilrights101/affirmaction.html

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

RACE - History - The Beginning and the End of Affirmative Action

www.understandingrace.com/history/gov/begin_end_affirm.html

Demonstrators in Michigan protesting an anti-affirmative action measure, promoted by Ward Connerly, an African American anti-affirmative advocate who ...

Affirmative Action - United States American History

www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1970.html

The role of Affirmative Action in the history of the United States of America.

The Origins of the Term "Affirmative Action" | History | Smithsonian

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/learn-origins-term-affirmative-action-180959531/

Jun 22, 2016 ... For a term as loaded with political meaning as “affirmative action,” it might ... in 1965, but the historical record shows it being used years before.

Affirmative Action | Overview

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 ...

Affirmative Action History | Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and ...

web.uri.edu/affirmativeaction/affirmative-action-history/

March 6, 1961. Executive Order 10925 makes the first reference to “affirmative action”. President John F. Kennedy issues Executive Order 10925, which creates  ...