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Old 06-13-2016, 02:38 PM
Dangerosa is offline
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Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
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Originally Posted by Damuri Ajashi View Post
My guess is that some people don't fully understand how much of an advantage whites have in our system. No corruption necessary, just bias.
It isn't just being white. Its being white - which does get you more points than the rest - from a well off family, being a "good kid" who gets good grades, being an athlete, being famous, being good looking. All of those things add advantage points - and this kid hit most of the buttons (he's kind of funny looking and his parents are REALLY wealthy, just well off, nor was he famous - but he gets lots of points for white Stanford athlete.)

When our son was in middle school he got caught - with four other boys - with weed. He's Asian, the other boys were white. He was the only one suspended.