You do know that our President was a beneficiary of the Affirmative Action program.
He used it to get in to both college and law school.
Probably so did his wife,Eric Holder and the rest of the minority's in his administration.
No wonder our country is in such a mess.
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the
content of their character. "
I don't think affirmative action was what he had in mind.
If you read the affirmative action it is also used to help military veterans too.
I got out of the military and heard there was a program that would assist me in finding a job.
This was in 1977 the first years of Carters misadministration.
They sent me to see the local administrator of the program at my court house.
It was Earl Butz
,yes the same guy.
After leaving Washington in disgraced this worthless "turd" finagled a job with the government doing this.
I asked him if the program could help me get a job.
He said it was for blacks only.
He did get me a summer job working for a local city, only because I told him he knew my Grandfather,which he did.
Anyway look up student grants, there are others beyond the Pell grant.
There are some that are for LGBT if you are inclined that way.
Now you know why so many young people are joining the military.
You could try changing your name to sound Hispanic.
Ever heard of Jerry Rivers?
Maybe you know him better as Geraldo Rivera.
For the educational benefits.
[edit on 16-2-2010 by Oneolddude]