By Tim Wise
July 10, 2010
Prominent white conservatives are angry about racism.
Forget all that talk about a post-racial society. They know better than to believe in such a thing, and they’re hopping mad.
What is it that woke them up finally, after all these years of denial, during which they insisted that racism was a thing of the past?
Was it the research indicating that job applicants with white sounding names have a 50 percent better chance of being called back for an interview than their counterparts with black-sounding names, even when all qualifications are the same?
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I hadn't been going to post this (it came out early this week), but then I saw this post and OH GOD. And no bolding, because it's broken up well, and because of the way it's broken up, it's hard to pick things out to bold.
I recommend going to the source to read this, since he has links for all the points he brings up.