Affirmative action

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Affirmative Action
Affirmative action is a policy that was designed in the 1960s to ensure the elimination of discrimination and sustain the races which suffered from discrimination by giving the minorities an advantage over white people if they are trying to get into a college or get employed. However, In the later years, affirmative action has caused reverse discrimination and has gone against the only intention that it was created for which was to terminate discrimination and help the minorities become equal with white majorities(white people).Since affirmative action was so inadequately thought out, it has caused more unintended consequences over the years. Affirmative action was banned in the state of California in 1996 by proposition 209. Various people to this day argue whether affirmative action has a positive or a negative effect on the American people. It is obvious that in today's society affirmative action would not be effective and would cause more conflicts such as reverse discrimination and most likely cause the races that reached their dreams with affirmative action...

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