today the ones who were harmed and discriminated against in the past? We were thrilled to have been invited to the Harvard Law Schooland to present here, said. Statistics show that blacks who were given preferential treatment failed at elite colleges at a much higher rate than other races and affirmative action gave those unprepared students admission to those colleges. Despite having the same grades as fellow applicants from ethnic minorities, she was denied access to the university on the grounds of her skin color, as the college claimed to favor a diverse student body. The system in this country does not give minority groups equal access to economic and educational resources.
This encourages acceptance and cross-cultural learning, often strengthening the business or school as a result. There are pros and cons to the policy, though it remains to be seen which side outweighs the other. The Wall Street Journal. Star, Crimson Staff Writers February 28, 2014. We aren't allowed to know anything about this president. Summary of Opposing Views, despite the many efforts of affirmative action, many people believe it simply is not effective. Colleges should be looking at the accomplishments of the students, not what ethnicity they were born. Affirmative action is an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, esp. Doctor King would be in opposition to the discriminatory notions of affirmative action by affirming to Americans to put predilection aside to achieve equality, not preferential treatment. Every individual should have the same opportunity to compete. Bakke decided on suing The University of California, and in 1977, his case landed in the Supreme Court only to be known as "Regents of the University of California. The Declaration of Independence states all men are created equal (Declaration of Independence) and have certain unalienable rights that among these are Life Liberty and the pursuit of happiness (Declaration of Independence).