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Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India a...

wikipedia - 02 Aug 2017
Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India and Nepal, positive discrimination in the UK, and employment equity (in a narrower context) in Canada and South Africa, is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group who suffer or have suffered from discrimination within a culture. Historically and internationally, support for affirmative action has sought to achieve goals such as bridging inequalities in employment and pay, increasing access to education, promot
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Readers Write: Affirmative action, sexual misconduct

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 21 Oct 2017
The Meyers commentary contains observations about poverty rates, high school dropout rates and inconsequential college affirmative action programs. (He implies that, somehow, these are linked to “President Preposterous” … aka Donald Trump.).
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DOJ investigating affirmative action at Harvard

The Hill - 04 Oct 2017
The Justice Department is probing affirmative action policies at Harvard University that allegedly stem from claims of discrimination while choosing which applicants to admit. Not much is known about the investigation, aside from the fact that it is ...
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Affirmative action: A seat at the table

The Stanford Daily - 16 Oct 2017
Let's start with the basics. What is affirmative action anyway? Most of us have a general idea — it has something to do with the way race plays into admissions to institutions of higher learning and employment in general. It could mean favoring ...
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Affirmative Action for Conservatives?

National Review - 11 Oct 2017
If they chose to resist the imposition of quotas for conservative faculty — an act they would likely view as tyrannical — they could effectively neutralize the intent of affirmative action policies by hiring the candidates who would be the least ...
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Sessions Says DOJ to Probe Harvard University on Affirmative Action

U.S. News & World Report - 06 Oct 2017
In a potentially crippling assault on affirmative action, Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday acknowledged the Department of Justice is taking aim at race-conscious admissions programs at Harvard University, one of the nation's most exclusive ...
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Affirmative Action Could Define 2020

Harvard Political Review - 12 Oct 2017
Although the Supreme Court ruled against Fisher in 2016, the fight against affirmative action is far from over. This August, the New York Times revealed that Trump's Justice Department plans to investigate and sue universities for affirmative action ...
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Affirmative action is needed to help Bermudians

Royal Gazette - 19 Oct 2017
The basis for affirmative action is that in its authorised discrimination it addresses an inequality experienced by a sector of society. Similarly, if as in this case, the minister deems that there needs to be some preference for Bermudians that may ...
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California Game Changers: Reaffirming Affirmative Action

Capital and Main - 04 Oct 2017
Passed in 1996, the initiative banned racial considerations — otherwise known as affirmative action — as a criteria in state university admissions, as well as in state contracting and hiring. But it was the potential impact on higher education that ...
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Affirmative Action(s)

The Wesleyan Argus - 06 Oct 2017
Earlier this year, President Michael Roth penned an article that introduced a need for an “affirmative-action program for the full range of conservative ideas and traditions” (“The Opening of the Liberal Mind” ). It was disappointing not only to see an ...
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EDITORIAL: Refocus Admissions on Merit

Georgetown University The Hoya - 20 Oct 2017
Affirmative action in university admissions was first implemented in the 1960s to redress the significant disadvantages that minority students often faced as a result of centuries of starkly discriminatory policies. Nevertheless, lifting up some ...
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LETTER: Racism isn't the problem facing African-Americans

Asbury Park Press - 17 Oct 2017
I totally disagree with Renee Koubiadis of the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey about New Jersey being racist (Oct. 15 @Issue). I've been out of corporate America for more than 10 years, but I'm guessing that they didn't eliminate affirmative action ...
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New Affirmative Action Director has social justice in her genes

Oregon Daily Emerald - 26 Sep 2017
Now, Tsugawa will bring that sense of social justice to the University of Oregon as the new Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity. Tsugawa has an extensive resume with experience in education and civil rights. This includes ...

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