Yes anyone can start a business but we can't have everyone starting one. We still need people to be policemen, firefighters, bricklayers, etc, etc, etc.... Not all of us have a grandfather the can hand down a heirloom.
Of course each individual case is unique, but overall a minority student had to overcome a lot of adversity to even get into a level of consideration. If you have 2 runners in a 100 yd race, and runner A's lane is clear, while runner B's has hurdles, and runner B ends up a half second behind runner A. Who would you be most impressed by? Not everyone gets the same road to get to the same place.