In the 1960s, affirmative action policies were created to remedy a lack of representation of women and people of color in the workforce and on college campuses. Supporters say it’s an important tool for dismantling structural racism, while critics argue it allows preferential treatment based on race and gender. This episode of CBSN Originals’ “”Speaking Frankly”” series examines when diversity measures can be helpful or harmful.
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