Posts Tagged 'sexism'

Affirmative Action; Negative

First off, let me quickly explain what affirmative action is.

Affirmative action is a general term for any policy that seeks to balance ethnic and sexual diversity in a certain area by granting minority groups special benefits and privileges. Examples of affirmative action include colleges and universities turning down the best students for minority students, and requiring businesses to hire a certain percentage of minority employees. A great synonym for affirmative action would be discrimination.

Affirmative action policies were put in place to prevent employers from a dominant group (a.k.a. Caucasian males) from discriminating against minority groups by favoring hiring of their ”own” (whatever that means). This, of course, comes from the misguided notion that Continue reading ‘Affirmative Action; Negative’


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