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Black Panics and White Hispanics

Alice153 Wrote: Apr 24, 2012 10:34 AM
During my stay in Texas there was an on-going struggle between Hispanics and blacks for most-favored-minority status. America needs to remove the incentive to be number one on the hand-out list. Then, all citizens can succeed equally based on their individual effort. What a concept. Let's have a society where the race is always to the swift, or let's make fast runners carry weight to give the slower runners a chance to win. Doesn't make sense, does it?
Author’s Note: I’ll be speaking at Summit Ministries student conferences (sessions one through six) this summer in Manitou Springs, CO. See for registration information and logistics.

In my many years of serving on faculty hiring committees, I have often heard the statement “minorities and women are encouraged to apply.” It usually follows in close proximity to the statement “our institution does not discriminate on the basis of race.” The two statements cannot be reconciled by logic. But, then again, logic is considered a form of white oppression at the postmodern university.

Nor can those hiring statements be...