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Posted by dhalgren718, Wed Jun-25-03 06:17 PM
... Shaw High School, East Cleveland. A friend of mine arranged it.
Look, I think everyone can agree that AA isn't going to save everyone. the truth is, if there was a true committment to expanding minority roles in society - jobs, education, opportunity for advancement - the money and energy would be put towards schools and communities at an EARLY age, not when people are of college seniority. AA is a passive response, in that the colleges in question have to exert the minimum energy to 'pass the mark' - just accept a broader range of qualified students.
An ACTIVE response would be to partner with local schools to groom ALL the students - of every race and class - into potential university candidates.