If you are
not on the government's approved list of "historically disadvantaged" then you
are a target for reverse discrimination (affirmative discrimination).
Here's the government's official list of racial and ethnic categories designated for
"fast tracking" in your company, organization, or government agency.
You won't find any mention of Irish Americans, Italian Americans, German Americans, or
other immigrants from Northern Europe on this list!
Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans (American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts,
or Native Hawaiians), Asian Pacific Americans (persons with origins from Burma, Thailand,
Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Japan, China, Taiwan, Laos, Cambodia (Kampuchea),
Vietnam, Korea, The Philippines, U. S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (Republic of
Palau), Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Commonwealth
of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Samoa, Macao, Hong Kong, Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati,
Tuvalu, or Nauru), Subcontinent Asian Americans (persons with origins from India,
Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, the Maldives Islands or Nepal), or, to a lesser
extent, and more recently, thanks to Bill Clinton, females regardless of race or
Especially: Definition of Affirmative
Or: Load / Reload Definitions Index