Meritocratic System vs Affirmative Action


Key rebuttal to Affirmative Action discussion, the clarification of definition and exclusionary aspects of singling out one element as superior.


Mac Donald began by clarifying her definition of diversity as something beyond race and gender identity that includes ideology and worldview.

And she acknowledged that this view is not one that is widely held.



“When Harvard talks about diversity, like every other selective college today, it is talking overwhelmingly about one thing: race,” She said.

“This focus presupposes that race is a valid proxy for experiences, viewpoints, and even character. It is not.”