Originally Posted by SunsFun
Because if you look at the aggregate data, statistically minorities face much greater hardship to get to the point where they can be successful even if comparing to majority applicants starting at the same socioeconomic level. There are tons of studies done that clearly show it. One that I can give you from the top of my head. Same exact resume with black-sounding and white-sounding names were sent out to different companies. White sounding names on average got several times more interview invites than black. And this is just a small tip of an iceberg.
Yes this is true--blacks also pay more in general for various products. The reasons you listed still do not justify AA. Each person
has an individual struggle. No single group should receive a benefit