Archive for February, 1995

Affirmative Action, Republican Style

Published in Z Magazine, February, 1995 Affirmative action: two words that conservatives consider as obscene as any Madonna tell-all book or Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit funded by the beleaguered National Endowment for the Arts. For thirty years, they have claimed that attempts to rectify past and present discrimination by giving “preferential treatment” in employment to minorities [...]