Sunday, July 26, 2009

Affirmative Action Babies Lead the Nation

Forty years ago, in response to the national soul-searching prompted by the civil rights movement, the most prestigious universities began an aggresive recruitment of blacks and Latinos; today, an elite formed by people who benefited from those policies, from Barack and Micelle Obama, to Eric Holder, and Sonia Sotomayor, among many others, is leading the country, says New York Times's columnist Helene Cooper ... read more

1 comment:

  1. This is a statistic that probably has the white conservative old guard worried sleepless, and one that should make American voters, who have reacted against the kind of secret-lodge favoritism, status quo-inaction and greedy concentration-of-wealth "capitalism" that got us into our present mess, very proud to have seen the light beyond race and party lines.



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