So when you’re thinking about systemic racism:

White people, across the board, fare better in this country than people of color in any number of markers: education, incarceration, wealth, ect. White people statistically fare better.

So you’re left with the question — why? You’ve got three answers, basically.

1. White people are inherently superior to people of color.

2. White people and people of color are equally capable, but people of color don’t try as hard or exert the same kind of effort to succeed as white people.

3. There are biases inherent in our systems that privilege white people over people of color.

So which are you down for? I can’t handle any but no. 3.

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