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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    I agree that scholarships should be merit and need based. I am currently a university student, and there are many minority scholarships that are based solely on race. I myself earn a scholarship based on financial needs and for academics. All of my money comes from grades and needs/loans, none due to by race (white). I don't really like the thing that this guy is doing specifically as I believe it would still be better to give scholarships out based on need and merit. However it will spark discussion and bring the problem of "reverse racism" to light.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Does the scholarship apply to clown college?

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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Minority scholarships are set up to offer a minority individual a chance to attend a college or university that they would otherwise be unable to attend due to finances. It should surprise no one on this board that minorities still need help after 300-plus years of slavery, oppression, and mistreatment. If you are the kind that thinks that racism is dead, everything is equal nowadays, and all minorities are developing a sense of entitlement, then i'd urge you to spend a little more time educating yourself on the issue.

    As a white individual, I had no problem attending college. I had no problem with graduate school, either. I was lucky enough to be born into a family that could financially provide for my education, and if they couldn't, there were plenty of avenues open to me for loans, scholarships, and grants. It's the same with every white individual on this board. Not so in the black community. It's okay to say that scholarships and loans should be merit-based, but if you are the type of person who isn't willing to pump more money into primary education to ensure that black students have access to the same level of education as their white counterparts, then that's just silly. The goal is to equal the playing field, and right now, it is far from that.

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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    I see no problem with this, there are alot of scholarships I couldn't get because I was white, even though economically, I would apply for them, if I was black.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by Singularity View Post
    Minority scholarships are set up to offer a minority individual a chance to attend a college or university that they would otherwise be unable to attend due to finances. It should surprise no one on this board that minorities still need help after 300-plus years of slavery, oppression, and mistreatment. If you are the kind that thinks that racism is dead, everything is equal nowadays, and all minorities are developing a sense of entitlement, then i'd urge you to spend a little more time educating yourself on the issue.
    That's my problem with Liberalism. They still think that blacks can't make it on our own and need the help of white Liberal do-gooders to get ahead in life.

    As a white individual, I had no problem attending college. I had no problem with graduate school, either. I was lucky enough to be born into a family that could financially provide for my education, and if they couldn't, there were plenty of avenues open to me for loans, scholarships, and grants. It's the same with every white individual on this board. Not so in the black community. It's okay to say that scholarships and loans should be merit-based, but if you are the type of person who isn't willing to pump more money into primary education to ensure that black students have access to the same level of education as their white counterparts, then that's just silly. The goal is to equal the playing field, and right now, it is far from that.
    Black kids have the same oppurtunity at getting the same quality of education in public schools as white kids do. I'll be so glad when people stop with that bull****.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Along with everybody else who created race based scholarships. Race should have absolutely nothing to do with getting a scholarship.
    Just like affirmative action, I think there was a time that they were needed. I just wish we'd move on from it. Maybe if more start having white scholarships, people will start to realize how stupid the whole thing is. Congress should also start a White Caucas for the same reason.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    The guy that did this is obviously, as previously mentioned, a douchenozzle, he's just perpetuating a system of race based scholarships.
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    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    That's my problem with Liberalism. They still think that blacks can't make it on our own and need the help of white Liberal do-gooders to get ahead in life.



    Black kids have the same oppurtunity at getting the same quality of education in public schools as white kids do. I'll be so glad when people stop with that bull****.
    I often wonder what things would be like if we had just treated blacks as equals. First we enslaved them, then we continued to keep them down by "helping" them because of skin color. I think Liberals look at blacks and see people who have been **** on and they want to make things right. I think conservatives look at them and see people who are just as capable as anyone else to make their own way.
    I know it's not as simple as that, but I think that gets to the core of the problem.
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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by Temporal View Post
    I wish this group existed while I was in college, although I didn't grow up in Texas.

    Help should be given out based on individual need, not based on whether one belongs to an ethnic group.

    I know a South African white guy who fled his country because of violence against whites. Now he is struggling in Canada to make a life for himself, but he can't get scholarships because he is WHITE. It's a joke. He went to fill out university applications, and they ask: "Are you a visible minority?" He had to say no. That is basically like saying if your skin is WHITE, you cannot get financial help or reduced tuition.

    The system needs to be MERIT BASED. If you can't afford school, then you have merit for scholarships. I am tired of the reverse racism.
    Please explain to me why you wish this group existed while you was in college, when the group only gives scholarships to white males, and you say that the system should be merit based and not based on skin color. Those statements are at odds.

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    Re: Texas Group Will Offer Scholarships To White Men Only

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    The guy that did this is obviously, as previously mentioned, a douchenozzle, he's just perpetuating a system of race based scholarships.
    If it opens up discussion, I don't see it as a bad thing. Also, it seems there is a real need for it.
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