Beinart, Peter
July 2002
New Republic;7/8/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 2/3, p8
Opposes the efforts of Ward Connerly, a conservative activist in California, to include his Racial Privacy Initiative in the California primary ballot in 2004. Speculation on the motive of Connerly for pushing the initiative which would stop the state from classifying people by race; Stand of Republicans on racial profiling; Details of a study conducted by William G. Bowen and Derek Bok regarding the advantages and disadvantages of racial preferences; Issues concerning the principle of color blindness in the context of race relations.


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