Date: Thu, 3 Nov 1994 23:17:44 -0800 From: Birrell Walsh Subject: Re: who is african american On Thu, 3 Nov 1994, Shani Walker wrote: > Question to you: why do applications have a question regarding your > ethnic background? I know to answer the question is only optional, but > why is it asked in the first place? Do you have a theory? > > Shani N. Walker > Morehead State University > Morehead, Kentucky > Our registrar told me that the government required it, so they could prevent racism. No pschitte, really! And when I declined to fill it in, she did. Best laiud plans of mice and men, eh? Birrell