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Comment Re:More proof (Score 1) 414

When I think Engineering and Math, I tend to think of Germany and Japan, two cultures that are known to have a strong work ethic and an aptitude for solving complex problems.

What if the hiring managers think the same thing? Hm, this candidate just doesn't look very mathy...

Not saying you're wrong, but just because a stereotype is true doesn't mean there can't be discrimination beyond the percentages justified by the stereotypes.

Comment Re:More proof (Score 3, Interesting) 414

That's exactly what affirmative action is. It says blacks are not as good as whites, can't compete, and thus need a loving, guiding hand to help them up.

No, it is saying socio-economic factors make it less likely for African Americans to succeed, and this will not be changed for hundreds of years if society does not lend a hand.

Then why not base assistance on those socio-economic factors, instead of racist discrimination based on race?

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