• Is A White Majority Affirmative Action’s Worst Enemy?

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    affirmative acton referendum A new debate is surfacing after last week’s reversal of Michigan’s 2006 ban of Affirmative Action.

    Now questions on whether the referendum process, which lets citizens petition to overturn laws already on the books, will hurt the efforts of Affirmative Action proponents.

    While this ruling will probably be ruled up by the full 6th Circuit, and if need be, by the United States Supreme Court, where the conservative majority is expected to uphold the precedent banning Affirmative Action, the reasoning for the overturning is what is probably the most interesting aspect of the ruling.

    Are African-Americans, Latinos and other racial minorities unduly hurt by the referendum process, when the public policy is focused on them?

    Read more at The Grio.


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