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Back now we're Kimberly Guilfoyle -- -- -- and a I wanted to go to this issue because the point is you set.
Affirmative action is about diversity and education.
-- and representation.
I'd like us to take a look and if you would.
Take a look at these numbers.
The showing the demographics of higher education students.
The -- degree granting institutions pretty fancy an -- today is you see there.
The number of -- Well actually I'm quite sure what you want work right there it's a little bit skewed.
Not entirely sure why.
It's 62 point 3% -- fourteen point 3%.
Block -- and a half percent.
-- Hispanic and then other races and ethnicities.
When you look to the demographics of the -- institutions.
Of the -- the population.
What we could turn to -- screen view.
It would be very helpful.
And again we're gonna take down these graphics because they're obviously in error.
Of the population at large is is white -- of blacks.
Twelve point six.
Hispanics twelve point five.
The point being that there is significant under representation.
Of those so called white.
What are we to draw from that as.
As affirmative action.
-- -- -- wildly.
You know expectations what what are we to make -- -- that's a largest differential if you look at in between in terms of disparity between the actual.
Population you examined the demographics and his actually enrolled in higher education degree granting.
I institutions so you might think well what what cost -- why do we see that disparity -- it seemed to be kind of a disconnect.
Is it because of affirmative action have we in fact at this point over compensated after the question.
Well most especially the -- the schools with a highly disciplined in admissions -- is just one factor they consider in a person's background.
These schools have taken a holistic approach now where they consider a range of factors about.
A person's background.
Because they're socioeconomic status geographic diversity so many other things turned -- -- not just rate.
It's not just race but affirmative action itself.
He is based on on race -- on gender.
It is straightforward in an effort to move minorities into greater representation.
To reflect one -- support -- the the population itself.
So the question we can make things to -- -- -- screen mascot and if we're going to do this -- -- is struck -- once that if there'd be our.
Emancipation all -- there be equity on all things and and the reality here is.
These numbers suggest that we still have some adjusting to do does that -- adjustment include.
Going to as you suggested.
Students rather than on the basis of race you to -- -- color blind admissions which by the way.
Is the case in the state of Texas reports this case.
Originating and I.
The top 10% have to be absolutely blind admissions.
Well in being in Texas so the east a top 10% rule to admit sent me back percent of their student body and the other 25%.
They actually went back and started using.
You know affirmative action programs in other factors including race because what they found if they weren't feeling certain -- -- certain gaps even they admit the top 10%.
No they want a certain number of science majors or machinators until they were still lacking in those areas -- -- the top 10%.
Wasn't really working for them.
I can't believe faith suggests.
That in May of whom in.
Basket weaving -- -- would be any different than MA and say physics.
That's I'll take -- -- -- way to I'm not gonna basket Republican -- -- -- got up.
And attack VA Bruce -- the -- equality of opportunity out of results of that but all institutions and chat quietly.
And I say the men and hello thank you very much -- thank you -- you.