This nation was, simply put, conceived in and plagued by formal white supremacy for over 350 years, going back to the colonial period: it was a system of racial fascism. I know we don’t like that kind of talk. It probably seems like the kind of thing that would only be said by someone who hated America, or, alternately, had studied history.
(via Mastering The Arts)
I recognize that Tim Wise can be a problematic figure, but I cannot deny that he is on point, though.