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Affirmative Action in the US and the Black Community

LaShanee King; Raymond Arthur Smith

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Affirmative Action in the US and the Black Community
Author(s):
King, LaShanee
Smith, Raymond Arthur
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Reports
Department(s):
Political Science
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Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
Abstract:
Affirmative action in the United States is the political principle behind legislation meant to improve the educational and employment opportunities of historically“disadvantaged groups, especially African Americans. However, though well“intended, it has been subject to criticism and judgment, even on the level of the Supreme Court.
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African Americans
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LaShanee King, Raymond Arthur Smith, , Affirmative Action in the US and the Black Community, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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