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Affirmative Action - April Supreme Court Decision

KP-PC k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net%remove%
Wed Apr 9 08:18:08 EST 2003

"Excellence, diversity together", by Leonard Pitts


Quoting from the Miami Herald Column:

"Yes, many black students perform poorly in school. But it can hardly be immaterial that America spent 12 generations making sure they did. By law, by custom and by the ever-present threat of violence, the nation did everything it could to retard the academic progress of black people.

Although affirmative action was defended before the court as a means of achieving diversity, it's important to remember that this was never its most important function. Rather, it was born as a means of repairing damage America spent 3 ½ centuries inflicting."

I Agree.

K. P. Collins

"KP-PC" <k.p.collins at worldnet.att.net%remove%> wrote in message news:VkOfa.27700$S%3.1619972 at bgtnsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
| The Supreme Court decision with respect to the University of
| Michigan's enlightened Affirmative Action Policy is coming up in
| April.
| ken collins
| --
| "P. S. ..."

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