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Racism is a white problem

Racism is a white problem.

I know that many white people will instinctively and emphatically resist that observation. They'll note the self-evident truth that prejudice is confined to no one culture or color. Having known more than a few African-American bigots, homophobes and anti-Semites, I'll be happy to concede the point.

But racism is more than prejudice. It is, rather, the system by which prejudice is encoded into

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