Affirmative action policies, such as those common in higher educational or employment, focus on increasing opportunities for groups that have historically been denied access to those same opportunities.
Affirmative action policies are created in response to historical differences in opportunities. These resources provide information on the continuing racial weath gap in the United States.
Oluo highlights the impact of educational inequality and school discipline policies. This section provides a few resources on these subject. Additional articles about the racial disparity in school discipline can be found in the resource list for chapter 8.
The resources below discuss the use of affirmative.action policies in college admissions, including a variety of recent legal challenges associated with the practice.
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