How black am I?

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vulpixie
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Re: How black am I?

Postby vulpixie » Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:42 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
vulpixie wrote: Non-citizens are not eligible for affirmative action of any kind.

[citation needed]


My black brother-in-law is a British citizen and he was told by several US adcoms that he wasn't eligible for Affirmative Action because of his nationality. However, I googled around for an exact definition of who is eligible for AA in the United States and couldn't find anything concrete on this. I suppose I might be wrong. Anyone know about this for sure?

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lulzalicious
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Re: How black am I?

Postby lulzalicious » Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:46 pm

Oh I dunno about non-citizens either. Im American tho, just did my degree abroad :)

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Re: How black am I?

Postby bk1 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:07 pm

vulpixie wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
vulpixie wrote: Non-citizens are not eligible for affirmative action of any kind.

[citation needed]


My black brother-in-law is a British citizen and he was told by several US adcoms that he wasn't eligible for Affirmative Action because of his nationality. However, I googled around for an exact definition of who is eligible for AA in the United States and couldn't find anything concrete on this. I suppose I might be wrong. Anyone know about this for sure?


This sounds very sketch. Adcomms are never so blatant about URM boosts and they never couch it in terms of "affirmative action." Your brother-in-law's statements honestly sound like bullshit to me.

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Re: How black am I?

Postby franklyscarlet » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:09 pm

oh hey, a Trini! Me too!


*retreats, having contributed nothing of value to the thread*

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Re: How black am I?

Postby vulpixie » Tue Oct 11, 2011 5:36 pm

bk1 wrote:
vulpixie wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:
vulpixie wrote: Non-citizens are not eligible for affirmative action of any kind.

[citation needed]


My black brother-in-law is a British citizen and he was told by several US adcoms that he wasn't eligible for Affirmative Action because of his nationality. However, I googled around for an exact definition of who is eligible for AA in the United States and couldn't find anything concrete on this. I suppose I might be wrong. Anyone know about this for sure?


This sounds very sketch. Adcomms are never so blatant about URM boosts and they never couch it in terms of "affirmative action." Your brother-in-law's statements honestly sound like bullshit to me.


According to him, he asked them about it specifically.

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Re: How black am I?

Postby TheFriendlyBarber » Tue Oct 11, 2011 5:48 pm

lulzalicious wrote:How black am I?


You're Black Like Me.

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Re: How black am I?

Postby bk1 » Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:57 am

vulpixie wrote:According to him, he asked them about it specifically.


No offense but I still don't buy it considering adcomms are likely to deflect any direct question about affirmative action.

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Re: How black am I?

Postby mrloblaw » Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:53 pm

I'm this black: |-|

You're this black: |----|

Mr. T is this black: |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Any questions?

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Re: How black am I?

Postby bjsesq » Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:56 pm

mrloblaw wrote:I'm this black: |-|

You're this black: |----|

Mr. T is this black: |------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Any questions?


Mr. T looks like he hurt. You gonna be ok?

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Re: How black am I?

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Oct 12, 2011 1:04 pm

Saw the title, got excited. Notsomuch though, but OP, ur black, congratulations

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Re: How black am I?

Postby lulzalicious » Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:33 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:Saw the title, got excited. Notsomuch though, but OP, ur black, congratulations


Image

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Re: How black am I?

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:34 pm

lulzalicious wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:Saw the title, got excited. Notsomuch though, but OP, ur black, congratulations


Image

awesome

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Re: How black am I?

Postby soj » Wed Oct 12, 2011 4:36 pm

lulzalicious wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote:Saw the title, got excited. Notsomuch though, but OP, ur black, congratulations


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:lol:




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