Yes! I think it is so important to hear what people like Colin Kaepernick are really saying: this is much larger than the US, even though it is highly penetrated in this country especially due to centuries of ownership of human beings. Dealing with the US in the context of this international backdrop will not be enough, even though it is absolutely necessary for a country based on genocide (Indigenous Americans) and the TransAtlantic Slave Trade. This is a feature of worldwide dominance, of one continent dominating the peoples of all the other continents on a centuries-long basis.

I fear that the concept of ‘white supremacy’ will be ignored, thus ensuring that it persists. There are a lot of people who want it to persist and do so by stating that racism is a thing of the past. It is not only NOT a thing of the past, it is not a thing of the past worldwide.

I am shocked at how many white people want to sideline these discussions and are simultaneously disinterested in asking themselves what must be their motivation. Joe Feagin has written that the downfall of white people as a group will likely be directly related to their dogged determination to hold onto this white ‘ignorance,’ thus sustaining their power, which seems more and more like a sham as the years pass…

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