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Texas State students offer scholarships exclusively for white males
American Statesman ^ | 2/24/2011 updated 3/1/2011 | Patrick George

Posted on 03/01/2011 11:52:52 AM PST by SteveH

Texas State students offer scholarships exclusively for white males

Group founder Colby Bohannan says his demographic is often left out when it comes to college funding.

Texas State student Colby Bohannan formed the Former Majority Association for Equality to award funds to white men.

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Kelly West/AMERICAN-STATESMAN Enlarge Photo Texas State student Colby Bohannan formed the Former Majority Association for Equality to award funds to white men. Latest local news »

By Patrick George

AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF

Updated: 8:26 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Published: 7:59 p.m. Thursday, February 24, 2011

SAN MARCOS — Colby Bohannan said that when he first applied to college, his family didn't have a huge stockpile of money set aside to pay for school. He found many scholarships for women and minorities, but none aimed at people like him: white men.

"I felt excluded," said Bohannan, a Texas State University student. "If everyone else can find scholarships, why are we left out?"

So Bohannan, a mass communication major and Iraq war veteran, and others formed the Former Majority Association for Equality — a San Marcos-based nonprofit group that is offering five $500 scholarships exclusively to white male students.

(Excerpt) Read more at statesman.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: discrimination; scholarship; texas; weshallovercome

1 posted on 03/01/2011 11:52:58 AM PST by SteveH
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To: SteveH

Bout time!


2 posted on 03/01/2011 11:54:40 AM PST by ransacked
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To: SteveH

About time !


3 posted on 03/01/2011 11:55:16 AM PST by Mears
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To: SteveH

I’d really like to hear the argument against this.


4 posted on 03/01/2011 11:56:08 AM PST by skeeter
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To: SteveH

According to latest census data, whites are now in the minority in Texas. Why not offer them affirmative action programs and quotas and preferential treatment?


5 posted on 03/01/2011 11:56:12 AM PST by Gen. Burkhalter
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To: SteveH

This will have the mouthy “minorities” screaming.


6 posted on 03/01/2011 11:56:52 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: SteveH

Fairs fair...odd how we have to measure progress these days.


7 posted on 03/01/2011 11:57:07 AM PST by dogcaller
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To: SteveH

Fairs fair...odd how we have to measure progress these days.


8 posted on 03/01/2011 11:57:12 AM PST by dogcaller
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To: skeeter

I think that’s the whole point -

pointing out hypocrisy,
and baiting the left to engage in an argument they can’t win.


9 posted on 03/01/2011 11:57:12 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: SteveH

finally, a man with a chest.

from:
C.S. Lewis:
“We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and then bid the geldings to be fruitful.” -


10 posted on 03/01/2011 11:57:21 AM PST by bareford101 ("Aslan's on the move." The Last Battle-CS Lewis)
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To: skeeter
I’d really like to hear the argument against this.

There will be no argument. There will be violence.

11 posted on 03/01/2011 11:59:34 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: SteveH

Sounds good. I’m still waiting for:

The National Association for the Advancement of White People
White History Month
The Congressional White Caucus

Can anyone think of some others?


12 posted on 03/01/2011 11:59:42 AM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: Angry_White_Man_Syndrome

This has your name written all over it! LOL


13 posted on 03/01/2011 11:59:50 AM PST by Hoosier Catholic Momma (You know their time's coming to an end, we have to unify and watch our flag ascend.)
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To: SteveH

Imagine the outcry if there was a White History Month

Used to be, people in America were simply Americans — now it’s all about tribalism


14 posted on 03/01/2011 12:01:34 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: MrB

There’s only one problem with that theory. They don’t attempt to argue anymore.


15 posted on 03/01/2011 12:02:43 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Billthedrill
There will be violence.

Yes. Its the only item left in their toolbox.

16 posted on 03/01/2011 12:04:29 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Billthedrill

“There will be no argument. There will be violence.”

Bingo.

Liberals needn’t make logical nor reasonable arguments. They’ll simply brand it racist and threaten violence if there isn’t corrective action they dictate.


17 posted on 03/01/2011 12:04:44 PM PST by brownsfan (D - swift death of the republic, R - lingering death for the republic.)
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To: SteveH

Saw this story a few days ago. Before long, maybe we can have our own White History Month, march in White Pride Parades and hold a Miss White America Pageant. Gee, maybe we could even have our own White Entertainment Television network where the shows are all about the white experience. It’s a first step.


18 posted on 03/01/2011 12:05:21 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: SteveH

They should not give any scholarships to any white males who owned slaves.


19 posted on 03/01/2011 12:06:25 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: skeeter

You’re right -

they’re slowly coming to the realization that they can’t BS us or the public anymore.

They will get violent next. Historically, this is an inevitability.


20 posted on 03/01/2011 12:06:30 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: SteveH

I know of at least 1 other university where this has been suggested by students. I don’t think it ever was implemented.


21 posted on 03/01/2011 12:06:49 PM PST by LurkedLongEnough
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To: SteveH

Note that 26 U.S.C. § 170 provides a deduction, for federal income tax purposes, for donors who make charitable contributions to most types of 501(c)(3) organizations(!)


22 posted on 03/01/2011 12:08:19 PM PST by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: skeeter
I’d really like to hear the argument against this.

I was listening to this topic on a DFW talk radio program this morning. None of the usual suspects (callers that play race card) had anything negative to say about this. One of the more mouthy usual callers even said that on a local black radio talk show, they supported this guy's actions.

I'm sure Sharpton and Jackson will see it differently.

23 posted on 03/01/2011 12:10:52 PM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: al_c

You know, if the left were smart thats how they’d play it.


24 posted on 03/01/2011 12:12:03 PM PST by skeeter
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To: SteveH

Three cheers for the downtrodden Anglo Male Minority. A capitalist mind is a terrible thing to waste!


25 posted on 03/01/2011 12:13:18 PM PST by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: SteveH

This is so true. Our kids all brought home from high school thick booklets filled with available scholarships. After looking through the hundreds of scholarships listed, they were very lucky if they could find even one to apply for. Nearly all of the scholarships (at least 75%) were for minorities, those with low family income, women, or indicated that a preference would be given to those who were in these categories. (In other words, you can go ahead and apply, but you will have a snowball’s chance in Hell of winning because we really aren’t interested in giving a scholarship to “your kind”.) Another major but related category was scholarships given to students who had sob stories to tell. The remaining scholarships were for the children of parents who were in certain occupations.

Ironically, the least important factor on most of these scholarship applications was academic achievement. It was more important that the students were of the right racial group, gender, or economic background. But being very social and having participated in “leadership” roles (like silly student government) was a big plus.


26 posted on 03/01/2011 12:21:10 PM PST by Nevadan
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To: skeeter

That’s racist!

There, you heard it.


27 posted on 03/01/2011 12:24:34 PM PST by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: SteveH

I suppose if you can offer scholarships to cross dressing, gender confused Eskimos then this doesn’t seem very far out of line.


28 posted on 03/01/2011 12:25:57 PM PST by RU88 (Bow to no man)
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To: Peter from Rutland

How ‘bout The United White College Fund.


29 posted on 03/01/2011 1:03:32 PM PST by abigailsmybaby ("To understan' the livin', you gotta commune wit' da dead." Minerva)
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To: skeeter

It only predominantly serves to make a statement and not much more. To be considered black, one only need a fairly small percentage of black ancestry. Most people who are designated as African American have some percentage of white ancestry. Thus, most “African Americans” would be eligible for the white scholarship. The accepted trend of the label of “white” being reserved for those who are nearly pure white hampers the notion of a white scholarship and since black scholarships are not reserved for those who are “pure black”, the white scholarships must mirror them.

Also, several public historically black universities have been providing scholarships to whites under pressure to diversify but whites overwhelmingly decline to go to these universities.


30 posted on 03/01/2011 1:11:28 PM PST by LightningStriker2010
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To: Peter from Rutland

White Entertainment Television (WET)
National Association of White Journalists
Dallas White Firefighters Association
National White MBA Association
Dallas White Chamber of Commerce
White Press USA
White Men Magazine
National Association of White Accoutants
Dallas White Dance Theater
Global White Inventor
White Entrepreneur’s Hall of Fame
White Indians & Intertribal Native American Association
The White Church Page


31 posted on 03/01/2011 1:11:46 PM PST by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics!)
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To: F15Eagle
Various white ethnicities do have celebratory months. Italian Americans, Irish Americans, etc. I think that they even have scholarships and stuff.

I argue against set-asides because of the harm done to everyone (lowered standards, less qualified over more qualified, etc.), as opposed to making the “flip the script” argument. If you flip the script on one thing, you must flip it on everything whereas the total history of African Americans will be assigned to white Americans and vis versa. And I disagree that there was a time when Americans were just Americans. That is why there was a civil rights movement.

32 posted on 03/01/2011 1:24:08 PM PST by LightningStriker2010
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To: SteveH
Way to go Southwest Texas State University (I still refuse to call it Te*as State).
33 posted on 03/01/2011 1:26:12 PM PST by A Texan (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: LightningStriker2010

There were those that made it more of an issue than it was. From the KKK to Malcom X. There were always extremists.

There were some valid reasons for civil rights movement. However, today it’s (in certain ways) a blank check for something else.


34 posted on 03/01/2011 1:37:55 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: SteveH

I was a high school teacher for 15+ years. In my experience, the most under-represented group for scholarship money was white 18 YO males.


35 posted on 03/01/2011 1:40:24 PM PST by pfflier
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To: SteveH

Mirror, mirror on the wall ... multiculturalism and identify politics for all people, once and for all!


36 posted on 03/01/2011 3:51:21 PM PST by WilliamHouston
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To: FortWorthPatriot

Don’t forget:

Congressional White Caucus
Cloud Magazine
United Caucasian College Fund


37 posted on 03/01/2011 9:20:06 PM PST by rfreedom4u ("A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.")
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