This article examines the conditions and need for affirmative action in America. The author conceptualizes the struggle over affirmative action as first and foremost a struggle over power. This article is also a revised version of a speech presented to the Annual Conference of the Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education held at the University of Illinois at Springfield, October 16-18, 1996.
"Affirmative Action Under Siege,"
Endarch: Journal of Black Political Research: Vol. 1997
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.auctr.edu/enda/vol1997/iss3/4