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Affirmative action is a method that tries to end discrimination, to bring diversity, and most importantly, to correct America’s historical racism and misdemeanor towards the minority–by giving a preferential treatment or boost towards the marginalized people in admissions to universities or employments. From former President Kennedy’s Executive Order 10925, the first use of the phrase, to Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, supreme court case that set the boundaries of affirmative action, affirmative action’s idea of expanding equality has become an issue continually commended and criticize. The type of affirmative action that is currently being implemented is not the effective tool in equalizing the educational gaps that plague the marginal population.
Hard work has become second rate compared to race. Affirmative action has become the decisive factor in accepting students. The implemented method is allegedly the plus factor on deciding between students with equal merits. In Wilson’s research, “Sins of Admission”, includes UCLA’s undergraduate admissions in 1995. Sup…
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