Skewed how, exactly?
You started off claiming that loan officers and employers discriminate on the factor of race, then, a midstream change to a study evaluating retail sales to the public.
Yes it is illegal, and that’s why Bank of America recently had to pay $335 million to settle charges of a widespread pattern of discrimination against qualified black and Hispanic borrowers.
That lawsuit was for steering black folks into higher interest loans, not denying loans. If they had educated themselves, instead of just jumping to buy, they could have avoided that. You contended that blacks were denied loans, that white buyer with equal qualifications, got. Believe me, there were just as many white buyers steered into those loans, too. There was no recourse for them, since the law suit was for racial discrimination.
That was one lender, not a whole industry.
Exactly. Thank you for acknowledging that.
Still, that is due to their behavior, not the fact that they are black.
Yes, they obviously do, and that’s my point. If you’re black, you are obviously going to have a tougher time succeeding because people will judge you based on the color of your skin. Put another way, if you are white, you are obviously going to have an easier time. Not that there aren’t some whites who have it harder than some blacks. But black people’s chances of success are hurt by their skin color, while whites’ are helped. Now that we agree on that, I don’t really know what’s left to argue about over the existence of white privilege.
Tell Obama the color of his skin mattered. C’mon man a black man, is President. If things were as racist as you imply, Obama would have been defeated, handily. Obama and Holder do not seem to care that Black Unemployment is double the national rate. Seems if this was as OBVIOUS as you tell it, they’d be all over this.
Blacks chances of success are hurt, by their behavior, not skin color. If they weren’t 15 times more likely to be in a gang, people would be less wary. If they didn’t write music that condones the objectification of women, disrespect for our laws and enforcement, and killing whitey, they’d have an easier time. If their social leaders, Jackson and Sharpton, didn’t play the race card, at every turn, they’d be more accepted. If the Black Panthers didn’t put a bounty on the head of a concerned citizen, illegally, and if they didn’t publicly intimidate voters, blacks would get more respect.
Liberals like to villainize people and act like we are all dressed in white hoods, burning crosses in peoples’ yards. If you don’t wish to be viewed as a thug, don’t talk and act like one.
If you want a job, where you must be in the public eye, don’t tattoo a pot leaf on your neck. Pull up your pants, and act like you got some sense. Quit blaming all your problems on others, and start taking your life seriously. Work Ethic, dependability and attitude, are the requirements that most employers look for.
By your thinking, Asian Americans should have the same challenges.
From the US Dept of Labor website:
Asian-Americans are more likely than either whites or blacks to be employed as wage and salary workers in the private sector, with more than 8 in 10 employed Asians working in the private sector. Conversely, Asians are less likely to work for government than are either whites or blacks. Self-employment is a growing alternative to private sector wage and salary employment among Asians. In 2010, 6.3 percent of Asians were self-employed. According to the most recent Census Bureau Survey of Business Owners (2007), the number of Asian-owned businesses expanded at a rate (40.4 percent), a rate that more than doubles the national average between 2002 and 2007.
Asians make more money than Whites, Blacks, or Hispanics. They have a lower unemployment rate, than Whites, Blacks or Hispanics. Less crime, etc.
Why? Because they are raised in a culture of RESPECT. In Japan, they wear surgical masks to work, when sick, to prevent spreading their germs.
You try to spin my words so that I agree with your premise, and I do Not. Blacks get, what they ask for. They embrace thuggery, and bad behavior. Hispanics often embrace crime and violence, also. Asians excel, because their behavior and attitude, benefit the potential employer.
Sure, there are evil people who discriminate on the basis of race, but most challenges blacks face, are of their own making. There are many successful black people, and they got there by hard work, and proper attitude. Emulating hardcore rap stars, is not the answer.