Pros And Cons Of Affirmative Action

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When affirmative action was first implemented in the early 1970s, Asian Americans benefited from it in large numbers, as did Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, and American Indians.
Since that time, Asian Americans have achieved notable successes in educational attainment, employment, and income
In fact, on many university campuses around the country, Asian Americans soon became disproportionately represented.
Many universities became alarmed at the growing Asian American student population on their campuses. So much so that once the Asian proportion of their student population reached 10%-15%, they began to reject Asian students who were clearly qualified. many conservatives and opponents of affirmative action began to argue that these Asian American

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