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Affirmative Action Affirmative Action is a topic of heated debate. It arose in the 1960s in order to even the playing ground for African Americans. This practice took place for both jobs and universities. The opposition to this practice is that it is reverse discrimination. By adding race criteria to the equation, it undermines the application process. Now jobs and universities are not hiring and admitting people based on their merits and honors. Instead, companies are universities are trying to meet a quota of a certain race at their organization. Others that argue against it feel that it perpetuates the idea that people of color need favoritism in order to succeed in the world. Another argument against affirmative action is that it is fundamentally unconstitutional. Because affirmative action is favoring others because of their heritage, it is infringing on the rights of other because they are not a certain heritage. Even people of color like Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas have argued against affirmative action on the basis violating the Equal Rights
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