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Rogers 1 Jacob Rogers Mrs. Cluiss English 1301 29 June 2004 Will The Best Man Win? In recent years, the demand for high-tech and extensive education jobs has increased dramatically. These occupational changes present a problem for the United States. The disadvantaged African-American and Hispanic population suffer throughout this demand for jobs. Minorities are overrepresented in the job categories with less need and underrepresented in the high-tech and extensive education jobs, which are in high demand. The government decided to put an end to this, so an Affirmative Action law was passed to give jobs to minorities. Today, minorities are under qualified for these jobs, but they are still receiving the jobs. Will the best man win? Affirmative Action forces companies, colleges, and universities to hire or accept a quota of minorities. Many voices say that these quotas are used to right the wrongs of when minority groups were discriminated against. The problem with that goal is that racism, slavery, and other anti-minority acts are in the past. Some of those practices continue on today, but are not anything like they used to be. The different groups of minorities did suffer, but for how long will
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