Ehudbarak15 wrote:Oh, I forgot. This is the Internet. Better to have 5000 posts and no life than to be reasonable. Oprah is a model for us all. The only thing keeping us down is the man. Carry on.
Here comes the shitshow I formerly predicted. We're not talking about the average population. There is a silent assumption of elitism at a website that is literally called "top-law-schools.com."
Here's the thing pimp. Everybody is good at different things. Can you rebuild the engine on a 1969 Dodge Coronet? No. Everybody is great at different things. People who go to a Top 20 law school are better at interpreting abstract characters better known as letters and numbers. More importantly, they are better at dissecting the significance of those abstract characters. Your argument is a non-sequiter because we aren't talking about the population in general. We're talking about 1-2% of them.
The punchline is, we're asking why that 1-2% has a disproportionately low number of Black folks in it. As this thread shows, people are intent on going off topic.
It has gone woefully out of fashion to explicitly say that Black people (and Latinos, Native Americans, Eskimos, whoever) are genetically incapable of fitting in that small sliver. But not only is it unpopular, it's false (read Guns, Germs, and Steel
the study in the Economist that shows that infants who haven't been released from the hospital show equal signs of intelligence regardless of race.
This thread is asking what happens between coming out of your Mom's vagina and being the named partner of a Vault 100 firm.
ETA: no disrespect to your mom's vagina. I'm sure she's a nice lady, and vaginas are a wonderful thing in general.