Tracy Brown (tbrown@ACPUB.DUKE.EDU)
Mon, 6 Jun 1994 16:30:37 -0400

On Mon, 6 Jun 1994, Willard Brooks wrote:

> Yes. I have been part of a job search where only females of color were
> considered. The person hired, although very qualified, was not the best
> qualified (in my opinion). However, I think it is a gross exageration to
> call affirmative action hirings "institutionaled racism." As a white male,
> I feel the pinch of affirmative action pressure in anthropology
> departments. But, the fact remains that as an educated white male with a
> useful background (I was an engineer in a previous incarnation) I
> still find myself with open access to several economic pathways to upward
> mobility.
My point exactly.

Tracy Brown