]L_William_W wrote:Intro-gamer wrote:L_William_W wrote:A. Nony Mouse wrote:L_William_W wrote:This thread should be locked. It's pure bullshit.
And your basis for saying this is...?
It's an indirect insult to blacks. "Oh, black people are stupid. They can't get into law school without affirmative action. Blah blah blah..."
This thread was created for the sole purpose of denigrating blacks. It should be LOCKED.
I’ve noticed this dude’s posts before. I was suspecting this before but now I’m pretty willing to bet he’s an anti-affirmative action troll. His posts seem to try to both confirm negative stereotypes against African Americans in the legal profession, while also discouraging and shaming/guilt-tripping African Americans from using resources, like this thread, under a guise of well-meaning and good intentions. He’s full of shit and I really hope no African Americans take his posts seriously if and when they read them, troll or not.
I'm a 32 year old black male. And as far as affirmative action is concerned, I'm neutral. BOTH SIDES have compelling arguments. IT'S AN ISSUE THAT SHOULDN'T BE DISCUSSED.
My point is that whenever there's a story in the media that pertains to African-Americans, 95% of the time it's something negative. I've been called every variation of stupid or incompetent. Our Commander-in-Chief thinks that black men are uneducated thugs, Africans live in huts, and all Haitians have HIV. I attended a mostly white and Asian high school in NYC and several teachers looked down on me because of my skin color. I dealt with the same bullshit in law school and during job hunting.
I'm tired of having to prove myself and I'm tired of being treated in a condescending manner. Unless you're black, you wouldn't understand the shit we go through on a daily basis.
Call me a troll all you want. I speak from the heart.
That was passionate...but completely unrelated to the issue at heart here. Which is why a thread, also created by a black man, for the benefit of other black students, should be locked. So far you're citing a ton of societal issues unrelated to the law school admissions process as reasons for why everyone else should be limited from engaging in a discussion forum that many find to be beneficial when attempting to guesstimate their own admissions chances.