Another poll shows that whites think they're the victims of racism now. Its a zero sum game for them. Which is odd considering that whites still have most of the power and control over the money and resources while the disparities for most Blacks in income, home ownership, health and employment is still just as bleak as it ever was.
"....These data are the first to demonstrate that not only do whites think more progress has been made toward equality than do blacks, but whites also now believe that this progress is linked to a new inequality – at their expense," note Norton and Sommers. Whites see racial equality as a zero sum game, in which gains for one group mean losses for the other.
The belief that anti-white bias is more prevalent than anti-black bias has clear implications for future public policy debates and behavioral science research, say the authors. They note that claims of so-called reverse racism, while not new, have been at the core of an increasing number of high-profile Supreme Court cases....read..."
Whites Believe They Are Victims of Racism More Often Than Blacks | Tufts Now