Sorry. You don't know what racism really is. It's not just about disliking someone for the sole reason of their race or ethnic origins. It's about an entire system that puts white privilege at the top and everyone else -- including all those ethnicities (or rather, individuals within them) are just as ignorant about black people as white people are.

You really need a Critical Race Theory to understand what race as an entire system of social injustice is all about.

And it' ain't just about money or prejudice against others.

The US economy (as well as the economies of other colonialism "graduate to self-rule" country) is GROUNDED in racism. Capitalism as it exists here could not exist without its grounding in Racism. That reality has been well hidden, encouraging people to always think about social structure being nothing more than individuals relating to your understanding clearly is. You have a lot of company, to be sure. I'm not attacking you personally. I'm trying to get you to begin to grasp the idea of social structure. Cuz everywhere else (or nearly) you will encounter millions of people who've bought the individualist ideology,

And that is why racism remains so intransigent.



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Georgia NeSmith

Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.