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Unformatted text preview: Now, I will discuss my opinion on affirmative action. I have already started on this but now I want to take it a step further. I am blind, and blind people are a minority group even if we do not make up a large portion of the population, we are a minority. It is very hard for a blind or visually impaired person to gain employment because the employer does not believe no matter what the applicant’s abilities and capabilities are. Because of affirmative action, the playing field is not equal for blind people in the sense that they are not able to gain employment. The playing field needs to be equal in order to have companies hire all members of society, and schools admit all members of society, no mater if they are fat, skinny, short, tall, blind, sighted, black, white, female, or male....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Goodman during the Spring '07 term at New Mexico.
- Spring '07