I used to wonder why we have to wait until white people come around to the idea that, hey, blacks might just be human after all. I remember some years ago listening to one of my lawyer-bosses explain that it'll take "at least one more generation" of white folks to get beyond their racism and superiority complex...because...well, you know, "black people are just so different from us," he said.

See, this is what James Baldwin and Toni Morrison and others meant and mean when they say that America does not have a "black" problem. It has a WHITE problem.

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