Originally Posted by DethMaiden
I disagree fully, because the blacks who we are admitting into colleges ahead of better qualified whites were not enslaved, nor were they the victims of Jim Crow Laws. I strongly dislike affirmative action because it allows people to play the "race card" and win. If I was better qualified for a job than an African-American and they got it instead, I would understandably be angry about it.
To be fair, a lot of the less-qualified black students are less-qualified because they had to grow up in poor neighborhoods and areas with bad educational resources... which in turn is a product of their family's history of oppression by this country.