What is a AA Male?


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*Miamiboi305*  *Post subject:* What is a AA Male?
Post*Posted:* Tue May 26, 2009 4:15 pm 

*Joined:* Tue May 12, 2009 8:49 pm
*Archived Posts:* 52 I've notice many peope classify URMs in different
categories but what is a AA male and why is this type of URM looked at
different by law schools compared to other URMs?


*teaadntoast*  *Post subject:* Re: What is a AA Male?
Post*Posted:* Tue May 26, 2009 4:18 pm 

*Joined:* Fri Mar 07, 2008 3:31 pm
*Archived Posts:* 4210 Assuming you aren't a flame...

AA male is short for for African American Male.

Generally speaking, African American men are very, very "UR" and may
receive additional consideration on that basis.


*Unemployed*  *Post subject:* Re: What is a AA Male?
Post*Posted:* Tue May 26, 2009 4:19 pm 

*Joined:* Mon Feb 02, 2009 12:35 am
*Archived Posts:* 744 There are many possibilities:

African American male
Affirmative Action male
Alcoholics Anonymous male
Ann Arbor male
Aggressive Alpha male
Androgynous Alcoholic male

Chances are though, they are referring to an African American male - one of
the most severely "underrepresented" categories in law school admissions.

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Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital analyzed data from more than
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along with other approaches to treatment. Of those participants, 24% were

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