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May 11, 1978 - Image 9

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NOW raps Bakke
(Continued from Page8)
in medical schoolpopulation, which she said "horrified"
ing d sheors her.
King said she favors an admission IN 1974, said King, there was one doc-
system that would accept some tor for every 750 Americans, but only
"minimally qualified" applican- one black doctor for every 3,500 black
ts-those with adequate but not out- Americans. In 1970, there was one
standing test scores-because lawyer for every 637 citizens, and one
minorities are generally not included black attorney for every 7,000 blacks
among the pool of students with the top King stressed the need for minority
scores. slawyers, because she said there would
any case," King said. She cited then be more minorities qualified to run
statistics showing the ratio of black for political office. "It's not enough to
doctors and lawyers to the black train just a token few," King said.

The Michigan Daily-Thursday, May 11, 1978-Page 9
case at meeting
"The whole society operates on a minorities and the disadvantaged, but
powerful and sometimes unconscious also to women. Women seem to have
white bias," she declared. "But what less trouble taking the tests, King said,
whites regard as 'qualified' might be but once they are hired women might
only a reflection of their culture, be considered "different" in the male-
"THE SCHOOLS are trying," King oriented work force.
added, speaking of affirmative action. "Women tend to operate on a trust
"They might not be doing enough, but system," said King, citing some dif-
they are doing better than they were in ferences between men and women at
the 1960s." work. "They (women) haven't had the
King told the predominately female opportunity to learn teamwork,
audience that the problem of because they don't participate in team
qualifications extends not only to sports."

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