Speaking as a White person, I'll say yes to this. Not because I consider myself a white supremacist - on the contrary - but because that veil of privilege keeps me from seeing affairs through the same eyes.

Something that brings this home, I think, is Don Trump saying he's not racist. He's dead wrong, of course, but he probably doesn't see himself as wrong.

How many Germans thought they were doing the right thing for humanity as they shoved children into the crematorium?

Now is the time to have this conversation. What point is there in pretending it doesn't exist?

Do we wait until the guys with the assault rifles and the armbands are hunting people down?


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