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Recently many people have had a problem with affirmative action Its unfair rules and just the whole definition are outrageous Affirmative action is the concept of creating equality for minorities by making all companies balance them out in the workplace This leads to reverse discrimination it doesnt always serve its purpose and it is detrimental to the self-esteem of its recipients This whole affirmative action concept should be taken out of this country immediately Most importantly affirmative action creates reverse discrimination Non-minority individuals are often denied of a job to make room for minorities This concept of hiring creates reverse discrimination when employers are forced to hire one individual over another because of racial make up instead of qualifications Recently a policeman in Massachusetts was turned down for a position even though he received the highest score on the exam A few days later he retook the test and marked the box for African-American instead of Caucasian and got the job This incident further proved that affirmative action forces employers to look for the most qualified minority worker rather than looking for the most qualified worker in general Recently the University of Michigan denied a group of students admission on the grounds of race rather than on their test scores Cohen 52 In its attempt to create equality uniting the races it really goes back to where inequality began It has recreated the same problem that blacks did only now it is white America that has to endure them White men have now become the minority while the past minorities are not minorities anymore It is very difficult for whites to get jobs or any additional support Minorities have easy access to jobs because companies are looking to find minorities to let into affirmative action Minorities are also getting a lot of additional support For instance Bill Gates is offering one billion dollars to Negroes and Asians but Americans need not apply Crosstar
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