Asked in Barack Obama
Was Barack Obama admitted as an Affirmative Action student to Harvard?
How did Obama get into Harvard Law School with mediocre grades in college?
Affirmative action. If he were white, he wouldn't have been admitted into Arizona State, let alone Harvard ...
Asked in Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
Did Michelle Obama use affirmative action to get into college?
It does not seem that she did. Most available evidence indicates she was an excellent student with outstanding grades, which is probably the reason that Princeton chose her. It should be noted that, contrary to internet myth, not every black student who got accepted to college was admitted due to Affirmative Action. ...
Asked in Colleges and Universities
Should colleges and universities use affirmative action policies when admitting students?
It depends entirely on your view of it. Is affirmative action a way to make up for past discrimination and to ensure a diverse student body or just a new form of racial discrimination wherein people aren't admitted on merit but on skin color. Interestingly, some of the staunchest opponents of affirmative action are minorities themselves who feel that merit and skill should be the deciding factor for admission, not skin color or other status. ...
Did African Americans have to face affirmative action?
The question is unclear. Affirmative action is aimed at compensating for the perceived disadvantages of one group. African-Americans are traditionally the beneficiaries of Affirmative action. ...
Asked in Decade - 1970s
Opponents of affirmative action have argued that the policy?
Opponents of affirmative action have argued that the policy actually promotes "revers" discrimination. This is because affirmative action favors people based on race instead of ability. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities
Which country has implemented affirmative action successfully?
Affirmative Action has been implemented worldwide. The US, India, Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa, and France are some of the countries that have been able to successfully use Affirmative Action. ...
Do equal employment opportunity programs include affirmative action?
Equal employment opportunity programs include affirmative action for employment ...
Asked in Politics and Government, African-American History, Martin Luther King Jr., Chinese Language and Culture
Are Mexicans affected by affirmative action?
to be short, everyone is affected by affirmative action. It is used to create equal opportunities for everyone, especially minorities. ...
Asked in Criminal Law
Is affirmative action currently illegal in the United States?
The Affirmative Action equal opportunity employment measures is legal in the United States. The law was created in 1961, and called Executive Order No.10925. The Johnson administration has recognized Affirmative Action since 1965 ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Geraldine Leshin written?
Geraldine Leshin has written: '1980 report, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action' -- subject(s): Affirmative action programs, Discrimination in employment, Law and legislation 'Equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in labor-management relations' -- subject(s): Affirmative action programs, Discrimination in employment, Law and legislation, Minorities ...