On one occasion, he made a speech defending affirmative action that effectively articulated the objections to it.
And politicians across the political spectrum are opposed to special treatment for minorities, be it through quotas or affirmative action.
According to the book Affirmative Action for the Rich published by Century Foundation, alumni preferences provide an admissions advantage to the children of alumni.
Last year, in his election campaign, Mr. Sarkozy did propose the idea of affirmative action (called "positive discrimination" in France).
As a black conservative, he occupies a visible perch, and has not been shy in advancing tough critiques of busing and affirmative action. Sowell gets noticed.
Section 503 of this act requires employers holding contracts with the federal government to prepare and maintain an affirmative action program for the handicapped.
Don't we need affirmative action to keep bigoted employers from refusing to
In the succeeding decades, leaders sought power through elective office and substantive economic and educational gains through affirmative action
And, for just that reason, it is a pattern of success that illuminates why affirmative action is such an odd fit for the largely immigrant Asian-American community, and places in sharp relief the difference between the Asian and black sojourns in America.
As lawsuits similar to Hopwood spring up in other states, it is now almost certain that the Supreme Court will soon have to reconsider affirmative action.