Monday, October 12, 2015

On Kwasi Enin and Harold Ekeh


These two fellows (all four of the parents having been born in Africa) have accomplished something that very few folks have. a) They both scored over 2,250 on the SATs and b) they both were accepted to all eight Ivy League institutions..............................................................................................And, yet, as phenomenal as these accomplishments are, we haven't heard much about them. Hm, could it simply be that it doesn't fit the progressive narrative that black people are discriminated against (never minding the fact that affirmative action has given many blacks an opportunity in college) and that, because of this, they cannot overcome?...................................................................................................P.S. I also find it instructive that both sets of parents came from Africa and that neither were wealthy (Ekeh's parents having worked at Target - TARGET!!); a strong argument that culture is a huge factor in accomplishment and that the government can truly fuck a family over. 

2 comments:

dmarks said...

Really shatters the myths of black inferiority put forward in various ways by the KKK and the John Myste types.

Will "take no prisoners" Hart said...

It really does - both sides.......Of course, what's the saddest thing of all is that a lot black folks see these 2 kids as coons (trying to please the white people).