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I Think Affirmative Action Is Racist

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    Affirmative Action.

    I know I will somehow end up getting crap for this..Anyhow..I do think Affirmative Action is racist.What it's saying is that people of minority groups are all underprivileged and need to be handed advantages.How is that not racist?
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 8 Responses May 11, 2011

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    what alternatives are there, then, to balance things out? i think it's necessary. racists are not inclined to be inclusive, and sometimes you just have to force the system to accommodate other people.
    Gwanji Gwanji 36-40, M 5 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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