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"Don't judge a man by the color of his skin, but by the content of his character.” Martin Luther King knew exactly what he was talking about. He was trying to get people to understand that they should stop the racial injustice that was going on in America. People should be judged by what they have inside. By having affirmative action in place that is completely the opposite of what he intended. People are actually being judged by their skin color and being placed in jobs and higher places of learning due to their skin color, and their ethnic background. People, who are not completely qualified for a job, or that higher place of learning, are being placed into certain jobs. A more qualified applicant is sometimes overlooked for the position and the job is actually performed by someone who may or may not be qualified for the job. When this occurs the person does not do a great job in that position, and the business can flounder due to an applicant not being suited to that position. People is not given due justice, because they are not being judged on their ability to do the job or have the academic qualifications to go to the college in the first place. It’s not fair to the person who was qualified for the position no matter what his minority affiliation, color of his skin, his ethnic or religious beliefs.
In every region, city, and town there are issues that everybody agree and disagree on. One issue that I found was very important in the United States is Affirmative action. Affirmative Action refers to policies that take factors including race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin into consideration in order to benefit an underrepresented group, usually justified as countering the effects of a history of discrimination. It focuses on establishing standards of certain ethical codes. It’s used to achieve non-discrimination, hire without regard to race, religion and... [continues]
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