Minorities Outnumber White Students in U.S. public Schools

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#1 Edited by crazyguy111 (406 posts) -

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For the first time in U.S history more minorities attend U.S public schools than whites. Thoughts?

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#2 Posted by Serraph105 (30117 posts) -

I guess they aren't the minority in that case.

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#3 Edited by Xeno_ghost (981 posts) -

@crazyguy111: what are your thoughts?

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#4 Posted by plageus900 (1928 posts) -

What the **** is this shit? Get Al Sharpton on the line!

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#5 Posted by lostrib (49999 posts) -

Not really surprising.

Where I went to college (in the US) the school was pretty much 50% asian

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#6 Edited by themajormayor (25129 posts) -

What about white minorities?

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#7 Posted by LostProphetFLCL (18526 posts) -

This is a travesty! Somebody get the President on the line!

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#9 Posted by Emil_Fontz (799 posts) -

Well, it shows that we're not on the streets and are trying to do the right thing. :P

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#10 Posted by MlauTheDaft (5189 posts) -

My thought is that more whites than blacks can afford private schools.

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#11 Posted by comp_atkins (33284 posts) -

in the long run i think mixed race kids will become the real majority.

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#12 Posted by Emil_Fontz (799 posts) -

@MlauTheDaft said:

My thought is that more whites than blacks can afford private schools.

Why do you synonymize "minority" with "Black?" The article clearly states that these minority students are comprised also of Asians and non-Black/ non-White Latinos.

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#13 Edited by MlauTheDaft (5189 posts) -

@emil_fontz said:

@MlauTheDaft said:

My thought is that more whites than blacks can afford private schools.

Why do you synonymize "minority" with "Black?" The article clearly states that these minority students are comprised also of Asians and non-Black/ non-White Latinos.

Probably because of recent events in Ferguson and the trending debate of whites VS blacks.

Consider it an absent minded typo, if you will. I did not mean to single anyone out.

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#14 Posted by Emil_Fontz (799 posts) -

@comp_atkins said:

in the long run i think mixed race kids will become the real majority.

This nation will become another Brazil, Dominican Republic, or Puerto Rico - that is, a society composed of racially ambiguous people.

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@xeno_ghost said:

@crazyguy111: what are your thoughts?

@lostrib said:
Where I went to college (in the US) the school was pretty much 50% asian

Aren't whites and Asians the same in terms of social stuff? Or it just white dudes and Asian girls?

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#16 Posted by BranKetra (51720 posts) -

@crazyguy111 said:

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For the first time in U.S history more minorities attend U.S public schools than whites. Thoughts?

This was speculated years ago. The analysts were correct.

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#17 Posted by GeekInkINC (206 posts) -

We are one step closer to being a sexy, caramel-colored species.

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#19 Posted by PSP107 (14986 posts) -

@magicalclick said:

Grad school is actually even more. There are more international students than US residents and citizens in all races combines.

If those international students aren't US citizens, than that shouldn't count.

Or am I missing something?

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#20 Posted by KHAndAnime (16577 posts) -

@geekinkinc said:

We are one step closer to being a sexy, caramel-colored species.

That will never happen.

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#21 Edited by TheWalkingGhost (6092 posts) -

@geekinkinc said:

We are one step closer to being a sexy, caramel-colored species.

YAY Racism!!!

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#22 Posted by dave123321 (35180 posts) -

@TheWalkingGhost: where?

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#23 Edited by BranKetra (51720 posts) -

@TheWalkingGhost said:

@geekinkinc said:

We are one step closer to being a sexy, caramel-colored species.

YAY Racism!!!

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#24 Edited by TheWalkingGhost (6092 posts) -

@dave123321 said:

@TheWalkingGhost: where?

Don't worry about it, I never expected people to catch onto the subtle racism behind his comment. I stand behind the racist undertones in what he said...In that there were some.

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#27 Posted by lamprey263 (32105 posts) -

I couldn't find a hilarious South Park clip so I can only provide the transcript:

  • Cartman: I've been counting. Do you know there are two hundred and five Mexicans here? and there are a hundred and ninety black people!
  • Kyle: So what?
  • Cartman: So?! Guess how many white people are at the water park today? One hundred and forty three! There are actually more minorities here than us!
  • Kyle: Well then they're not minorities, are they?
  • Cartman: ...What do you mean?
  • Kyle: Dumbass, if there's sixty percent of them to forty percent of us, then who's the minority?!
  • Cartman: The black and brown people.
  • Kyle: No, you're the minority!
  • Cartman: Do I look like a minority to you, stupid?!
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#28 Edited by Renevent42 (6654 posts) -

Doesn't effect me at all. Actually let me rephrase that...doesn't effect my children at all, since they are the ones in school.

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#29 Edited by JimB (1001 posts) -

@MlauTheDaft: More whites than blacks are being home schooled.

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#30 Posted by gamerguru100 (12558 posts) -
@Serraph105 said:

I guess they aren't the minority in that case.

This. I wonder if minorities will still be called minorities after they pass the 50% mark of the population in the 2040s.

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#31 Posted by thebest31406 (3775 posts) -

@gamerguru100 said:
@Serraph105 said:

I guess they aren't the minority in that case.

This. I wonder if minorities will still be called minorities after they pass the 50% mark of the population in the 2040s.

Not if the criminal justice system has anything to say about it.

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#33 Posted by YearoftheSnake5 (8978 posts) -

@comp_atkins said:

in the long run i think mixed race kids will become the real majority.

I agree. This seems inevitable.

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#34 Posted by gamerguru100 (12558 posts) -

@YearoftheSnake5 said:

@comp_atkins said:

in the long run i think mixed race kids will become the real majority.

I agree. This seems inevitable.

Eh, I don't find it really plausible. I don't see all the world's ethnic groups intermingling with each other unless a one world government pops up, and we all know that would never fly. So long as there are national borders, mixed race people will likely remain a minority.

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#36 Posted by Barbariser (6785 posts) -

This pretty much follows demographic trends in the rest of the country, so it's not too surprising.

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#37 Posted by comp_atkins (33284 posts) -

@gamerguru100 said:

@YearoftheSnake5 said:

@comp_atkins said:

in the long run i think mixed race kids will become the real majority.

I agree. This seems inevitable.

Eh, I don't find it really plausible. I don't see all the world's ethnic groups intermingling with each other unless a one world government pops up, and we all know that would never fly. So long as there are national borders, mixed race people will likely remain a minority.

the thread is regarding the US, not the whole world.

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#38 Edited by Dogswithguns (11272 posts) -

Well, that sux for white people.. becoming the minority.

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#39 Posted by PurpleMan5000 (8815 posts) -
@Dogswithguns said:

Well, that sux for white people.. becoming the minority.

not really

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#41 Posted by gamerguru100 (12558 posts) -

@comp_atkins said:

@gamerguru100 said:

@YearoftheSnake5 said:

@comp_atkins said:

in the long run i think mixed race kids will become the real majority.

I agree. This seems inevitable.

Eh, I don't find it really plausible. I don't see all the world's ethnic groups intermingling with each other unless a one world government pops up, and we all know that would never fly. So long as there are national borders, mixed race people will likely remain a minority.

the thread is regarding the US, not the whole world.

Well, excuuuuuuuuuuuuuse me. :P

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#42 Posted by gamerguru100 (12558 posts) -

@PurpleMan5000 said:
@Dogswithguns said:

Well, that sux for white people.. becoming the minority.

not really

This. Globally, white people are a minority; they always were and most likely always will be. According to Wikipedia, 11% of the world's population lives in Europe and an additional 7% of the world population are descended from European colonists (whites in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, etc.), which means a maximum of 18% of the world population is white. However, it might be 16% or 17% if you exclude immigrants and children of immigrants of non-European ethnicity living in Europe.

inb4 comp_atkins says this thread is about the US again :P

And speaking of mixed-race people becoming a majority in the US, it would take centuries for that to happen. It may happen, but it won't in our lifetimes.