Affirmative Action: Racial Disparities In Incarceration

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Affirmative Action

Reader pg. 244 “ those many in our society that are darker, poorer, more identifiably foreign will continue to suffer the poverty, marginalization, immersion and incarceration.”
Statistics are staggering
Racial Disparities in Incarceration
African Americans constitute nearly 1 million of the total 2.3 million incarcerated population, they are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites, what’s shocking is that one in six black men had been incarcerated as of 2001 and if the trends continues one in three black males born today can expect to spend time in prison during his lifetime.

I am for affirmative action, as I believe that when the late President John F Kennedy signed the affirmative action on March 6th 1961,
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