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Old April 4 2012, 08:50 AM   #1
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What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majority?

People of color will be the majority of America’s population by 2042.

Will ift fade away by then or it will be aplied to white people?
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Old April 4 2012, 09:02 AM   #2
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

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People of color will be the majority of America’s population by 2042.

Will ift fade away by then or it will be aplied to white people?
Affirmative Action protects minorities. Should it happen that "white" people become a minority, then they will fall under the protection of Affirmative Action. I believe you will then find much less protesting, for some reason.

As for "people of color", we're all people of color. Better yet, we're all people.
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Old April 4 2012, 09:06 AM   #3
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

Why is it even a question?
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Old April 4 2012, 09:22 AM   #4
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

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Why is it even a question?
I just figured it was a "fuck it all let's eat jello pudding" kind of question and answered in that same vein.
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Old April 4 2012, 09:32 AM   #5
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

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Why is it even a question?
I just figured it was a "fuck it all let's eat jello pudding" kind of question and answered in that same vein.
Oh, great, now I want pudding. Couple that with watching old UFO episodes and we got a fun evening since I'm free tomorrow. What kind should I go out for? I guess more chocolate than vanilla for the thread's sake.
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Old April 4 2012, 09:34 AM   #6
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

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Why is it even a question?
I just figured it was a "fuck it all let's eat jello pudding" kind of question and answered in that same vein.
Oh, great, now I want pudding. Couple that with watching old UFO episodes and we got a fun evening since I'm free tomorrow. What kind should I go out for? I guess more chocolate than vanilla for the thread's sake.
Why not Chocolate Vanilla swirl? A kind of diversity in deliciousness?
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Old April 4 2012, 09:35 AM   #7
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

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I just figured it was a "fuck it all let's eat jello pudding" kind of question and answered in that same vein.
Oh, great, now I want pudding. Couple that with watching old UFO episodes and we got a fun evening since I'm free tomorrow. What kind should I go out for? I guess more chocolate than vanilla for the thread's sake.
Why not Chocolate Vanilla swirl? A kind of diversity in deliciousness?
Sounds like a plan.

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Old April 4 2012, 09:35 AM   #8
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

The OP proceeds from a false assumption or three.

First of all, the topic title is wrong on many counts. Blacks—assuming you mean African Americans—won't be in the majority. "Whites" as a "race" will eventually be less than 50% of the population, but that doesn't make them a minority. To be a minority some other single "race" has to exceed them in numbers.

Second, the trick with these statistics is that there are demographic differences between race and ethnicity. Latino is an ethnicity as far as the census goes, but not a race. Ergo, you can be white and latino, or black and latino, asian and latino, or mixed race and latino, etc.

Finally, Affirmative Action programs were designed to combat systemic and institutional discrimination, something that would be unlikely to be applicable to any group that was the majority but falls out of being same, especially in a country that is increasingly mixed in terms of race and ethnicity.
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Old April 4 2012, 01:42 PM   #9
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

God dammit. Just stop it. You can't just post idiotic threads in here because you're afraid of bad words.
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Old April 4 2012, 02:05 PM   #10
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God dammit. Just stop it. You can't just post idiotic threads in here because you're afraid of bad words.
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Old April 4 2012, 02:41 PM   #11
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

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People of color will be the majority of America’s population by 2042.

Will ift fade away by then or it will be aplied to white people?
Once "People of Color" take over, they will take away our guns. Then our Bibles.

Our daughters will be next.

Before we know it, we Honkeys will be hunted in the street for sport.

GAME OVER, MAN! GAME OVER!
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Old April 4 2012, 02:43 PM   #12
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

So when an ethnic group becomes the majority it can't be discriminated against anymore?

Wow, I wonder how apartheid worked then.
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Old April 4 2012, 02:50 PM   #13
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

Maybe white people will be given a chance after all the disadvantages piled on them as they ran the entire world.
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Old April 4 2012, 03:03 PM   #14
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

This may just be the stupidest thread I've ever read on the BBS. Is there an award for that? It's kind of an amazing feat given the history of this board.
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Old April 4 2012, 03:09 PM   #15
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Re: What happens to affirmative action when blacks will be the majorit

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This may just be the stupidest thread I've ever read on the BBS. Is there an award for that? It's kind of an amazing feat given the history of this board.
Quoted for truth.

A professor once told me there was no such thing as a stupid question.

Man, was he ever wrong.
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