Generally, individuals with higher socioeconomic status have more opportunities than those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. Supporters believe that certain racial or ethnic groups are disadvantaged because they are frequently in lower income brackets and consequently are not exposed to the same resources as students from higher socioeconomic classes.
After the court case, Fisher vs the University of Texas, studies after studies have been done that shows that white women benefit from affirmative action just as much or even MORE than men and women of color! Yet, most white women don't support affirmative action even though it benefits them... interesting to know.
There shouldn't be any rush to end affirmative action any time soon. helping create diversity everywhere is one step close to getting the nation closer. I do believe in affirmative action and I believe people who have worked hard should get what they deserve. Affirmative action helps people who are deserving and hard working reach their goals and ultimately, their American Dream