[tags: Affirmative action, Discrimination, Black people] - On March 6th, 1961, an executive order was passed by president John F.
This eventually trickled down into the Educational system which it eventually lost its way.
Many students go on dreaming and working hard in order to eventually get that highly desired admissions letter their final year of High School.
However affirmative action is more than allowing blacks and whites and any other minorities attend the same school.
Affirmative action is about permitting not only blank men and women, but also other racial minorities that were for times excluded, to have a “fair chance” at education and employment.