Meese on a rampage: Affirmative action under attack

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Meese on a rampage: Affirmative action under attack

Description

Student newspaper article written by Trevor W. Coleman. The article centers an attempt by then-Attorney General Edwin Meese to weaken affirmative action. In detail, Meese drafted an executive order reversing the mandate that government contractors use goals and timetables for hiring minorities and women. The American Jewish Congress, which opposed quotas, supported the use of goals and timetables, maintaining that the two are distinct from quotas.

Date

1-Nov-85

Creator

Our Choking Times

Publisher

The Ohio State University University Libraries

Format

Newspaper

Language

English

Contributor

Katie Vela and Maya Goldenberg

Collection

Citation

Our Choking Times, “Meese on a rampage: Affirmative action under attack,” Ohio Jewish History, accessed May 28, 2024, https://ohiojewishhistory.com/items/show/887.

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