Example sentences for: affirmative

How can you use “affirmative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Keeping the integrationist faith are black liberals like Professors Henry Louis Gates and Cornel West . Joining them is black economist Glenn Loury , a conservative who broke ranks to endorse affirmative action as a necessary policy.

  • Any kind of affirmative action means preferring some people over others for reasons having nothing to do with their intrinsic merit--however merit is measured.

  • Voluminous position papers detail the Democratic stance on every issue from affirmative action to welfare.

  • This means that all the issues that conservatives care most about--banning affirmative action, cutting taxes, pushing school choice--remain on indefinite hold.

  • I wrote a column recently about Ward Connerly (slayer of affirmative action in California) embracing an ACLU lawsuit that charges California with failing to provide qualified teachers and advanced-placement courses to poor and rural students-as required in state law.

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