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Affirmative Action Levels the Playing Field

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Nikitra Bailey | The News & Observer
Nikitra Bailey

The American Dream offers each new generation the opportunity to build on the successes of previous ones. However, if you are African-American, the nation’s history of enslavement and legal bigotry consistently requires each generation to start anew. Inclusive admissions in our nation’s colleges and universities level the playing field for those who would otherwise be denied a point of entry.