TITLE

Race & the numbers racket

AUTHOR(S)
Oliver, Charles
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Reason;Aug/Sep95, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the future of affirmative action in California. California Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI) campaign; Strong support from California electorate; Politicians' reaction to voters' support for CCRI.
ACCESSION #
9507211903

 

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