Active Minds Lecture: Affirmative Action

Colfax Avenue: Join Active Minds for an in-depth look at the origins, history, and future of affirmative action in the United States. Born out of the legacy of slavery in the U.S., affirmative action has been a part of our culture for decades. Proponents claim it is necessary to even the playing field given past disadvantages while others argue that it just creates a new uneven playing field. We will examine both these arguments and more as we attempt to understand this complicated and important issue.

 

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Event date: 
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 5:30pm
Event address: 
2526 East Colfax Avenue
80206 Denver
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