So anyone who doesn't subscribe to your way of thinking is 'strange?'
I doubt there is in-built PC on this site. It's not that people are afraid to suggest that not all blacks are Bill Gates-types, it's that some of us believe that normal whites are budding Stephen Hawking-types,either.
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Not at all. However, the writings and soundbites of a former one-term 'politician' who is doing his all to remain in the spotlight doesn't really help with the inderstanding of the situation or the topic of the OP. Allen West makes noise and even the GOP try to ignore him.
Did you read my earlier post? I tried to show why a direct comparison was not logical or fair because of a long period of inequality that didn't (officially) stop until quite recently.
I don't think it is any easier for American blacks to get out of poverty than poor white Brits. Perhaps harder in many cases because whilst the UK has class more than colour as a divide, that is easier to get over. Even the poor public transport across much of the USA goes against poor people finding jobs; so many need a car to get there for a start.
Well it was either that or the Wiki at this time of night.
Try looking up Multiregional Hypothesis it is supposed to be at least as plausible as "we is all Africans".
Isn't, never was and never will be. The DNA-linking research going on now continues to point in the original direction, although with odd twists and turns every so often (Denisovans and their parentage/offspring, mostly). Chris Stringer at the NHM at the heart of it as usual.
there's a mechanism in place to help and encourage blacks to progress in the USA - it's called Affirmative Action - a system that gives preference to black Americans in everything from artificial school grades, preferential financial aid and lower entrance standards for college to jumping ahead of more qualified candidates for jobs and promotion in the shape of Equal Opportunity (they're called 'Goal Candidates').
You really have misrepresented Affirmative Action to make your point there. You make it sound as if it is a bus with open doors departing the ghetto once a week to a nice college for anyone who wants to get on board. It isn't just for blacks either - all underrepresented minorities like, for example, women.
He seems to believe that America's blacks want apartheid as well.
All told, it's rather confused and internally inconsistent piece. At one point he says, "Despite our best imaginings, race is far more than skin deep" then goes on to use examples of culture to 'prove' it (bizarrely, he seems to think that beliefs about the role of government are a racial characteristic) and later disproves himself by stating, "In France and Mexico, for example, blacks speak the national language normally."
Of course there's an underclass.