LA
05/10/2013 12:42 pm ET

Whites Get 92 Percent Of Contracts In Post-Affirmative Action LA

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More than a decade after Los Angeles started trying to sidestep California’s affirmative action ban, firms owned by white men won 92 percent of the $2.1 billion in contracts awarded by the city, though they’re just 14 percent of the population.

A diversity program in place since 2001 has had little impact because it’s rarely enforced, according to critics and city officials.

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