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Damn shame
« on: December 01, 2007, 05:05:30 PM »
I sat to take LSAT for a second time today in hopes of getting a 2 or 3 point increase. I was oblivious to this the first time I took it, but I noticed that out of the 200 or so people that were spread out amongst 4 different rooms there was exactly 4 Black men including myself  :'(

Of course there were a gang of Sisters. This might have already been said, but we def. need some very aggresive initiatives to recruit Black men to law. The sad thing is I live in DC (chocolate city) I guess that doesn't have anything to do with the price of tea in China

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Re: Damn shame
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2007, 08:19:51 PM »
I sat to take LSAT for a second time today in hopes of getting a 2 or 3 point increase. I was oblivious to this the first time I took it, but I noticed that out of the 200 or so people that were spread out amongst 4 different rooms there was exactly 4 Black men including myself  :'(

Of course there were a gang of Sisters. This might have already been said, but we def. need some very aggresive initiatives to recruit Black men to law. The sad thing is I live in DC (chocolate city) I guess that doesn't have anything to do with the price of tea in China


Tell ya what else is a damn shame is the amount of black folk I was able to count (or unable to count) who came to the bar admission swearing in ceremony.

Its like a funnel that keeps getting smaller and smaller as time progresses.

I've read a stat somewhere that over 50% of black law students fail the bar or something like that.  It's pretty ridiculous.
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Re: Damn shame
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2007, 08:29:34 PM »
I've yet to venture in the world of law related academia, but even in 200 student lectures at my university sometimes I'll just look around like..."I'm really the only black dude in here!". I can imagine it only gets worse as the degrees get higher. Iono what the problem is....
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Re: Damn shame
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2007, 08:48:03 PM »
Keep up the good work fellas!  :)

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Re: Damn shame
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2007, 11:44:54 PM »
I sat to take LSAT for a second time today in hopes of getting a 2 or 3 point increase. I was oblivious to this the first time I took it, but I noticed that out of the 200 or so people that were spread out amongst 4 different rooms there was exactly 4 Black men including myself  :'(

I was the ONLY black person at my LSAT test. Good times.