'In the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.'
- Abraham Lincoln -

Monday, December 26, 2011

At What Point Do We Declare Affirmative Action To Be a Failure?

It's been a government-authorized part of America's employment practice for over fifty years.

Fifty years.

If, as former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor determined, it would be unnecessary as a matter of law in twenty five ...

... well, you do the math.

So, after 50 years of "affirmative action,"  most of them involving state-sanctioned/state-mandated racial quotas (don't let them tell you otherwise), where are we on that road to a colorblind society?

If academia is an indicator, "it hasn’t worked that way."

Half a century and counting ...