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Unformatted text preview: Dr. Haydel Perspectives 3/24/10 Notes In Class-“Americans” refer to U.S, Central American, Latin America, and even Canada. Because they are part of North America and South America. Affirmative Action: Truth or Fiction -Definition: Federal policy that were created to equalize disparity in employment and college admissions. Q: -Implementing colorblind policies will create a colorblind society. Answer: False . Colorblind policies put under-represented groups at risk. (Seniority in Employment, and Prior Educational Experiences) Consider This: *Affirmative Action policies have been in effect for over forty years and U.S society is still not colorblind *Inequities in education and the workplace still persists *Race is such an issue that just 13 years ago President Clinton created an Initiative on Race Q:-The playing field is level therefore, Affirmative Action is no longer needed. Answer: False. Women earn $0.76 it every dollar a man earns and Infant mortality is 2X’s greater in Black Communities...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course PERS 2001 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Georgia State.
- Spring '08