TITLE

White Firefighters, Hank Aaron, and Affirmative Action

AUTHOR(S)
Duncan, Richard F.
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1991, Issue 15, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the U.S. Supreme Court's reconsideration of affirmative action plans that provide preferences on the basis of race. Decision of Secretary of Education Lamar Alexander on minority scholarships; Information on lawsuits related to affirmative action plans; Effect of affirmative action on its beneficiaries.
ACCESSION #
17726800

 

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