Terry Eastland's Ending Affirmative Action

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In this essay, Ending Affirmative Action, Terry Eastland talks about how Affirmative Action becomes important for African Americans. They sought to end the source, the law material, of racial discrimination. They wanted to make amends for slavery and segregation. In the 1960s, they resolved as a nation never to judge people by the color of their skin. But today, race-based public policy has once again become the norm, this time under the banner of affirmative action. How, asks Terry Eastland, did such a turnabout take place, and how can we restore colorblind law in America today? Eastland feels that affirmative action has become highly outdated. It was Initially set up as a temporary program during the Jackson administration in order to offer
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