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Is affirmative action fair?

Poll Results: 10,049 votes


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Magdalena J.
Wednesday April 15, 2015, 12:55 AM


Thank you!

M.N. J.
Saturday March 14, 2015, 8:27 PM


Consider the institutionalized racial bias found in Ferguson, Missouri by the Justice Department. Consider the future "captains of industry" singing racist jingles on their way to a formal fraternity party last week. Consider the gender discrimination lawsuit going on right now in Silicon Valley.

Do you really think there is no employment discrimination in America?

Ferguson Police Chief Resigns After Scathing Justice Department Report
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/11/us-usa-missouri-shooting-idUSKBN0M728120150311

A Racy Silicon Valley Lawsuit, and More Subtle Questions About Sex Discrimination
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/07/upshot/a-racy-silicon-valley-lawsuit-and-more-subtle-questions-about-sex-discrimination.html?_r=0&abt=0002&abg=1

Fraternity to Investigate Racist 'Incidents' Elsewhere
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/03/10/fallout-oklahoma-racist-video/24691017/


Irene S.
Saturday March 7, 2015, 2:23 AM


Mostly, I'd say yes.

John B.
Sunday February 22, 2015, 5:49 AM


In most situations, yes.

astrid sunnarvik
Sunday October 26, 2014, 6:05 AM


Not from every viewpoint, but hopefully it will be a measure that can contribute to more eqality and fairness in society in the long run.

Darren Woolsey
Tuesday October 14, 2014, 6:12 AM


Affirmative action for what?

Sue H.
Monday September 1, 2014, 5:48 PM


It was a good idea that got corrupted.

Evelyn M.
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 4:08 PM


Wow.....that's the closest vote question I've seen.....30%, 31%, 39%!

Anna Wang
Tuesday July 22, 2014, 4:10 AM


voted

Susy Cascone
Saturday July 19, 2014, 7:40 AM


Not aòways.



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