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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION TIMELINE

Mar. 6, 1961:
JFK passes Executive Order that creates the Committee on Equal Employee Opportunity.

Sep. 24, 1965:
First time Affirmative Action enforced.

Feb. 22, 2000:
Florida bans race as factor in college admissions.
Dec. 13, 2000:
Federal judge rules that the use of race as a factor in admissions at the University of Michigan was constitutional.

Mar. 27, 2001:
Judge draws opposite conclusion to University of Michigan decision.

May 14, 2002:
Decision reversed on appeal, ruling the admissions policy constitutional.

Jun. 23, 2003:
Supreme Court rules that race can be used as one of the many factors considered by colleges when selecting students.

March 5, 2004

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