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The new racists

Perhaps our most disturbing legal doctrine, one perfectly designed to further the racial “Balkanization” of American society and thereby exacerbate racial divisions, is “disparate impact.” At the heart of the disparate impact doctrine is the illogical idea that any racial disparities must be the consequence of racist practices. The underlying assumption is that in a world free of racism, every racial group would be equally represented in a proportionate sense ...

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