The truth is many white liberals in this country have come to believe a lie. A lie that says just because they are “liberal” or can quote W.E.B. DuBois or have one friend who’s black, it means they are no longer racist.
As a younger man, I was vaguely aware of the dual racism and sexism of the trophy white girlfriend -- the sexism of reducing a woman into a status symbol and the self-hating racism of exoticizing her whiteness as “pure” or “unique.
PSAs clearly align with archetypes of good and evil. Expressing anger through actions? Evil. George Zimmerman killing an unarmed teenager? Not evil.