Affirmative action is it time to end racial preferences free
Yes, I believe that it is time to end affirmative action. Affirmative action has long since been something that, while done with the best of intentions, has actually harmed more than it has helped. Instead of giving minorities a step up in society, we should all be at the same level, which is what we all strive for in the end.
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Nov 21, 2007 The Unedited Debate (1 hour, 49 minutes) In a vote before the debate, 44 percent of audience members opposed the motion, It's Time to End Affirmative Action, and 34 percent supported it; 22 percent were undecided. After the debate, 55 percent were against it, 39 percent supported it and 6 percent were still undecided.
Affirmative Action. But many Americans say school and job candidates should be chosen on merit, not race. This November, ballot initiatives in Colorado and Nebraska would eliminate race as a selection criterion for job or school candidates but would allow preferences for those trying to struggle out of poverty, regardless of their race.
The new Supreme Court may finally have a chance to let the nation live up to its commitment to end all forms of racial discrimination.
Affirmative action on the jobs front would appease middleclass black voters, end the riots threatening corporate Americas bottom line, and generally keep the racial question tamped down long
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