Who Does Affirmative Action Benefit? White Women Are Some of Its Biggest Opponents

Nicole Einbinder writes for Bustle: “Affirmative action ensures that women and minorities have equal access to educational opportunities and provide opportunities for women to enter nontraditional occupations. Yet ironically, since affirmative action was first implemented, “the people suing universities for discrimination in the academic admissions process have been white women,” according to researcher Jessie McDaniel in a 2014 report for the Racism Review.”

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