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Keep an Eye on Color, and Ignore Character

In case you missed it, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last week handed down new “Enforcement Guidance” that greatly limits the extent to which employers can consider arrest and conviction records of job applicants, principally on the grounds that doing so can have a “disparate impact” on the basis of race and ethnicity. Martin Luther King’s dream has now been turned completely on its head: The government keeps a careful eye on race and forbids judgment about character.
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