At the heart of the matter is the abiding belief cherished by some that one race is superior to all others. In a society where pop culture focuses on trivialities, little thought is given to doing anything meaningful to make the world a truly better place for everyone. A recent snafu on the popular show The Bachelor exemplified America’s preoccupation with making on-the-surface changes that do nothing to dismantle the structural racism that supports inequality and oppression. Structural racism exists and flourishes in spite of many people’s best efforts. Apparently, darker skin prompts a visceral and negative reaction in people, which makes me wonder if we will truly ever overcome.
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