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8 Rodriguez’s Controversial Stance on Affirmative Action

Personal Achievement Beyond Affirmative Action Affirmative action is a type of policy created to help minorities who were once discriminated against by providing them with the opportunity to get better employment or education. Rodriguez doesn’t support affirmative action because he’s an example of a minority who was able to succeed in education without being helped. […]

9 Affirmative Action in Modern America: A Critical Examination

The Historical Roots of Affirmative Action Affirmative action is an important, controversial topic in modern American history. This system is defined as a means to even the playing field for minorities in both education and employment. This is an issue that dates back to the beginning of America until now, when all people were not […]

10 Affirmative Action: Pursuit of Equality or Catalyst for Stigmatization?

The Historical Evolution of Affirmative Action Policies Affirmative action is a set of policies enforced in which a person who would typically suffer from discrimination would have increased opportunities to enter education and jobs. The beginning of Affirmative action was started by President Lyndon Johnson in the 1960s after a series of racially based riots. […]

11 Evolving Perspectives on Freedom of Speech: Navigating Boundaries

Rewriting Amendments The Bill of Rights is what has given us the right to call our country the land of the free. It ensures we, the people of this country, have freedoms and rights. However, our society is constantly changing, and maybe it is time to rewrite some amendments to ensure that we are adapting […]

13 Evolving Notions of Freedom of Speech in Modern Education

In the late 20th century, many public colleges and high schools in America designated areas on their campus as “safe spaces”: areas where students were encouraged to speak any thought free of retribution. Other students could provide feedback, and debate was encouraged. Today, many universities still retain these spaces, and many have labeled their entire […]

14 Preserving Freedom of Speech: Earl Mosley’s Battle for Expression

Chicago’s Controversial Picketing Ordinance Chicago is a city that made an order prohibition of picketing within one hundred and fifty feet of a school “City ordinance prohibiting all picketing within 150 feet of a school, except peaceful picketing of any school involved in a labor dispute.” Earl Mosley, a plaintiff, often picketed Jones Commercial High […]

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