By Alex GourleyThe following is an article by Ars Technic’s Alex Gournley, which appeared in The Daily Beast.
In a world that is obsessed with diversity, it’s easy to forget that affirmative action programs actually don’t have much to do with diversity.
Instead, they’re an attempt to bring under the purview of affirmative action a set of programs and practices that have historically focused more on race, class, or ethnicity.
This is a mistake because the programs and policies that are being targeted are actually designed to serve people who already fit into those categories.
To begin with, the term “affirmatively-acclaimed” is misleading, since the word “acclaimed,” itself, has been used in the past to describe a specific kind of success.
For example, “Academy Award” is often used to describe the achievement of a film or TV actor, but it’s not an official recognition of achievement.
The same is true for the term, “Black-sounding,” which is sometimes used to refer to an individual whose skin tone or hair color is too black or too blonde to be considered a member of a particular racial group.
For some, this is an attempt at whitewashing.
For others, it simply denotes an achievement that is not considered to be “white,” and is often done in a condescending way to an already marginalized group.
The term “black-sounding” is another example, which has a history of being used as an insult to minorities.
To be clear, affirmative action does not necessarily have to focus on affirmative action itself, or on people of color.
It can also target specific kinds of success or achievements that are already in use by the broader population.
That said, it should not be confused with a form of affirmative discrimination that is specifically designed to target and exclude people based on their race.
To better understand how affirmative action policies actually work, we need to look at the history of affirmative programs, as well as some of the current state of affairs.
The term “Affirmative” is commonly used in some settings to describe an institution that is primarily aimed at one race.
But it also refers to a variety of organizations that are primarily designed to help people of other races.
This can include educational institutions, labor unions, and social services.
It is not limited to institutions solely aimed at providing programs to specific groups of people.
The Federal government has long relied on affirmative programs to help minorities and other underrepresented groups.
Affirmatives have been used to assist people of different races in various ways, including through the construction of affirmative actions, hiring and firing of affirmative staff, and even in determining the eligibility of people to receive public assistance.
Affirmation programs have existed in the United States since the Civil War, but they have been particularly popular in the 20th century.
Today, most federal government affirmative action efforts are designed to achieve diversity, as outlined in a 2011 Department of Labor report entitled “An Overview of the National Program of Minority Employment.”
The report identified six areas where the federal government is trying to increase diversity:In addition to racial minorities, the report identified many other minority groups, including Asian Americans, Native Americans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ people, and women.
The federal government has a variety for its diversity initiatives.
For instance, the Federal Communications Commission, which is responsible for making sure that the nation’s broadband networks are reliable and that broadband providers do not discriminate against consumers based on race or ethnicity, has identified a variety to include “cultural diversity” and “equity.”
The federal government also works to make sure that minority students get the same access to the same opportunities as their white peers, and that public schools have a “critical mass” of minority students, among other initiatives.
Federal agencies have also taken steps to make certain that they are not discriminating against minorities.
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a quasi-judicial body that is charged with ensuring that federal contractors do not intentionally discriminate against employees.
The EEOC also has the authority to make referrals to the Equal Employment Commission (EEC), which can refer cases to the Department of Justice, which can prosecute discrimination cases.
In addition, many federal agencies also have programs aimed at minority groups.
These programs aim to give minorities and their allies access to opportunities that would not be available to them if they were white.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OCCP), for example, works to ensure that contractors in all industries comply with the rules that the federal agency has set for them.
For example, the OCPP has a program called “The Black Belt Project,” in which the agency gives grants to businesses to help them hire minorities.
These grants include the $1.5 million grant to a Georgia-based business that wanted to add an African American employee to its workforce.
The company, the company said in a statement, had been