Systemic income inequality has made white Americans 20 times richer than Black Americans. Black communities face stark inequalities in both healthcare and education. Implicit bias and racial disparities cause Black Americans to receive lower-quality healthcare than white Americans. In schools in minority and Black communities that are chronically underfunded, Black students are suspended and expelled from school at a rate three times higher than white students and school policing makes Black students more vulnerable to the criminal justice system and higher dropout rates.
C’mon people. Yes, systemic oppression of black Americans has white ‘Murica on top by 20% income wise and left black schools underfunded and prisons full of African Americans. Congratulations white America! If the US and World economies were zero sum games, you could be happy whacking off to the fact that you’d collected more resources in that game. Whoop-dee-doo.
Instead though, in respect to Black American’s, we’ve gone and made sure that 12% of our team never got the training and equipment they needed to actually make the US a great player in the world economy? What team prepares this way and ever comes out on top? Do you think the rest of the world isn’t going to notice?