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Poll: 67 Percent Do Not Believe Race Should Play Any Factor Whatsoever in College Admissions

Johnnyp Wrote: Jul 26, 2013 5:10 PM
and each one of those 67% people are racists
Marie150 Wrote: Jul 26, 2013 5:58 PM
And what about the 33% that want to be treated better than everyone else? Are they racist as well?

Gallup’s most recent finding shows that more than two-thirds of Americans believe students applying to college should be evaluated “solely on merit” -- and that skin color should be wholly irrelevant during the admissions process (via Nick Gillespie):

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I’m inclined to stand with the majority on this question. Of course this is not to belittle or ignore the nation’s long and complicated history of American race relations. For example, who among us can forget the famous photograph of