PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World A French take on affirmative action relies on geography, not race Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/689842/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend One of France's elite universities has a program that's inspired by American-style affirmative action. But it's not based on ethnicity or color — and some students say that's for the better.