+1 (218) 451-4151 info@writersnest.org

Affirmative Action: Time to Stop Special Privileges
Imaging being a young, black, grad-student, fresh out of law-school, looking for a job. You find and apply for the career of your dreams, only to find later that you didn’t get the job. Petitioning the employer for an explanation, you find that you weren’t hired due to the color of your skin. Wouldn’t this enrage you? Would you cry “discrimination”, and take the employer to court? Many people would sympathize with you and grant you the decision in the court case. Discrimination like that has no place in today’s society. Now imagine the exact same scenario, only instead of being black, you’re white. You find and apply for the career of your dreams, only to find later that you didn’t get the job. Petitioning the employer for an explanation, you find you weren’t hired due to the color of your skin. Wouldn’t this enrage you? Would you cry “discrimination”, and take the employer to court? Most people in today’s society would have no sympathy for you. Because of being white, it is assumed that you’ve had more opportunities and…
… middle of paper …