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    Although "quotas" are generally illegal in the United States, many people believe that they are legal and common. Prepare an argument to dispel the idea of reverse discrimination. Base it on education, earnings, and representation in senior and executive management of White men, White women, Black men, and Black women.

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    Even though people believe that quotas are legal and common in the US this is not so. In the Supreme Court case Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, it was held that specific numerical targets based on race for admission or employment could not be set. In short quotas were made illegal. In 1991, President George H. W. Bush made an attempt to abolish affirmative action. This led to the Civil Rights Act of 1991. However, this does not abolish affirmative action.
    Reverse discrimination is against the majority in favor of minorities. The groups may be gender, ethnicity, race, or religion. The purpose of the discrimination is to redress social inequities in the past against ...

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    The answer to this problem explains reverse discrimination. The references related to the answer are also included.