Definitions for "affirmative action"
a policy of making active efforts to improve the employment or educational opportunities available to members of minority groups or women; -- achieved by employers or schools by using various techniques, but excluding the use of simple quotas or outright discrimination against white males.
A public-policy approach designed to eliminate the current effects of past discrimination by supporting the increased inclusion of historically disadvantaged groups, including women, in employment and education.
A legal movement that attempts to eliminate or remedy past, present, and future acts of discrimination or the effects of discrimination. A positive and constructive action.
Keywords:  burden, white, new, man
The White Man's new burden.
Keywords:  defense
Affirmative Defense
Keywords:  african, american