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    Racial Preferences and the Constitution The Constitution has survived two World Wars, a Civil War, and even slavery. This piece of paper was written to limit government in our lives and proclaim our rights as individuals. Through the course of time, Amendments have been added to aid in current events that were not foreseen when the Constitution was originally written. Sixteen presidents after the Constitution was written, slavery was abolished and the Thirteenth Amendment was passed.. Three

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    of Affirmative Action on Law Students and Lawyers Given the opportunity, do African Americans with lower undergraduate test scores and grades succeed in law school? Does admitting African Americans with lower test scores and grades than other racial groups into law schools have a good or bad effect on American society? On one hand it can be argued these students grab the opportunity and use it. Making more African American lawyers is healthy for American society. The presence of more African

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    private level, when a black male indulges his racial preferences by marrying a black female, that act reduces the opportunity set of white females that might ha... ... middle of paper ... ...ence. Other ways are through taxes on profits, economic regulation and occupational licensure. In general, preference indulgence is subsidized whenever government dictates the terms and conditions of exchange. While many of us, including me, find some aspects of racial discrimination morally repulsive, we must

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    measures that take race, sex, and national origin into account be "preferential treatment." After the commission on civil rights was reorganized in late 1983, however, it took the opposite position. By January of 1984, it approved a statement that "racial preferences merely constitute another form of unjustified discrimination". In recent years, however, affirmative action has continued to grow, and the number of controversies surrounding its existence is consistently augmented. In 1978, in University of

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    Racial preferences — i.e., discrimination — are usually viewed as a way to help minorities. Often overlooked, however, is the harm they cause these same individuals. Since the late 1960s, discussions regarding racial preferences arose out of fairness questions. Supporters saw preferences as a necessary method of ensuring that racial minorities receive equal opportunity in the real world and not just paper promises of fair treatment. Opponents viewed preferences as reverse discrimination continuing

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    “In today’s Grand Old Party there is only one correct answer to the discussion about racism. And that is: There is no racism in America anymore. Except reverse-racism against whites” once said by Bill Maher a well known comedian and HBO host. Reverse discrimination is the unfair treatment of people of majority groups resulting from privileged policies, as in college or work admissions intended to remedy discrimination towards minorities. It is often said that minority groups like, African Americans

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    Affirmative Action and Discrimination

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    corporations and high elected office) as evidence of underrepresentation of minorities and a need for diversity both in the workplace and in higher education. 2. There are several different levels of affirmative action. They include: quotas, preferences, and outreach, in lessening order of severity. Quotas, also called “set asides”, deal with having a certain amount of jobs or college spots reserved for a particular group. For example, if a University admits 1000 students every year and sets aside

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    me hasty. If affirmative action hurts white males only a little, yet helps minorities and women significantly, then we might well decide to keep affirmative action around, despite its unfairness. Private universities commonly employ policies of preference which are sometimes euphemistically termed "development policies." Development means that there is a concerted effort on the part of admissions officers to admit students who come fro... ... middle of paper ... ...(If you are unconvinced of

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    Affermative Action

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    areas such as University acceptance of college students. In the end, it should in no way be abolished. However, Affirmative action is highly controversial. Right now Proposition 209, in California which bans all programs involving race and sex preferences run by the state, has passed but it will not be put into total action due to some questions of constitutionality (Ayres 34). The law will start slowly first, ending Affirmative Action in the schools of California, leading up to the abolishment of

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    Community and Race

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    community associations are responsible for providing anti-racism knowledge to every member in the community and encourage them to build up a friendly neighborhood in order to keep the society stable. Kabeer in "The Structure of ‘Revealed Preference’" describes how racism destroys a sense of community, and Bangladeshi group suffer a lot from this issue. Also, Englund in "An Indian Remembers" describes native students that are victims of racism by the priest and the nuns at school

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