The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
Yes, institutional racism does exist in America. From affirmative action to welfare(which is race blind, but goes primarily to urban minorities), the government seems to have entrenched itself in a policy that says "you can't do it yourself, so we will do it for you". This elitist attitude eliminates the expectation to succeed that has to be in place, and subjugates racial groups to not thinking that they can do so themselves.
"I think, therefore I am"- Rene Descartes
"My reading of history convinces me that most bad governments comes from too much government"- Thomas Jefferson
"Faith: not wanting to know what is true."- Friedrich Nietzsche
It tells people that blacks are not good enough to compete, so they need help.
Those supporting quota systems should take a close look at themselves, and think about how racist it makes them look to others.
It isn't legislated, but underhandedly enforced at times. If not actually enforced, the fear of it is real. Pretty hard to prove it too, but every now and again you hear of real cases.
As long as race is a legal issue, it's impossible to be colorblind.