An Interesting Read on Obama and Affirmative Action

[RACHEL L. SWARNS was until recently the NY Times Bureau head for South Africa where similar issues exist. Personally I, too, would want to see AA extended beyond race to class and gender. What do you think? Ed Kent]

IF ELECTED…
Delicate Obama Path on Class and Race Preferences
By RACHEL L. SWARNS
Barack Obama’s background may make him a bridge between
racial sensibilities, but the issue is treacherous.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/03/us/politics/03affirmative.html?th&emc=th

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