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Unformatted text preview: over more qualified whites, our focus and energy should be put towards making those minorities more qualified. I’m not talking about admitting more blacks into Harvard or Yale, but from the beginning offering underprivileged children the same opportunity to get a better education early off. There are white underprivileged kids too and this is where the problem stems from. It’s the government’s responsibility to offer everyone the same opportunity from the beginning and let them make of it what they want. Children growing up in the ghetto don’t have the same opportunities as those growing up in the suburbs. There are family problems, food problems, and education problems growing up; so how could someone be equally as qualified to get into Harvard as a suburban? Those are the issues that are wrong with our society, and if the root is fixed, the rest of the flower will blossom....
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- Spring '08
- Affirmative Action, Brandon McCormick, McCormick ISS Affirmative