4703, RE: I understand your...|
Posted by Abbstrack, Wed Jun-25-03 02:41 PM
>White people blast it because they feel somehow cheated –
>"He took my place when I was more/just as qualified because
>he's BLACK!" But the truth is, for a LOOOOOOONNNNNG time,
>it's been the other way around: "He took my place when I was
>more/just as qualified because he's WHITE!" So what's a
>little payback amongst friends?
no. it has never been the other way around. pre and pos affirmative action, the same group/race of people have been on top, thus still making it in effect a sham.
i disagree with the assessment that AA is just a flip flop of the way things used to be.