Monster Essays - Anti-Affirmative Action
"That student was accepted because of affirmative action policies."
With my first intake of the phrase, I realized that the student, whom I
knew and worked with so many times, the one with such a lack of
motivational ability, confidence, and ideas, was now occupying my chances
towards a preferred school. "Affirmative action", I soon found out, was
used by President John F. Kennedy over 30 years ago to imply equality and
equal access to all, disregarding race, creed, color, or national origin.
As a policy setting out to resolve the problems of discrimination,
Affirmative Action ....