Blacks are marginalised. It’s indirectly a result of slavery but today more to do with inequality and poverty.
No wonder Uncle Toms turn up on FB, a comfortable home for the privileged, mostly white mainstreamers. “The rioters blame everyone else, The Man, for their failures.”
The nationwide movement coalescing round the events is a response to the routine violence of the Mass Black Incarceration State. 12.5% of the world’s prison population are Afro-American.
The White Racial Frame is a system of belief that legitimizes and normalizes white dominance and privilege. It produces the language of riots, black pathology, thugs and criminals.
It does the work of white supremacy. The mass media help maintain the political, social and economic system of white privilege. Behind it lies the fear of a black revolution.