Most Americans support affirmative action

affirmativeactionPRINCETON, N.J. — Two-thirds of Americans think college applicants should be admitted based solely on merit, yet most approve of affirmative action, a Gallup poll indicates.

Twenty-eight percent of Americans think a college applicant’s race and ethnic background should be … Read the rest

Oklahoma voters to wipe out all affirmative action?

Affirmative actionOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters will decide in November on a Republican-backed proposal to wipe out all affirmative action programs in state government, a move that many opponents say is designed only to stoke racial tensions and drive white, … Read the rest