Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps.”
For decades, if not longer, many White Americans have chastised African-Americans for expecting a handout from the government and not wanting to earn their place in society.
Many racists say that African-Americans are lazy, unintelligent and inferior.
Therefore, the African-American community needs handouts like welfare and affirmative action.
To many, especially White students who file lawsuits on affirmative action policies at colleges throughout the nation, reserving spots or lowering admission standards for people who come from impoverished backgrounds and communities of color takes space away from deserving White students.
But what do affirmative action critics say about rich, famous and elite White parents who use their wealth, connections and power to devise scams to get their underachieving children into prestigious universities?
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