o fought to maintain a Jim Crow system of segregation. The word “white” brings …k people, or their more recent forefathers who fought to maintain a Jim Crow system of segregation. The word “white” brings about a level of accountability many white people spend their lives running from.
That's creating such a vivid picture in me of
'white people running away from accountability'... now it's really clear why white people don't like to be called 'white'. They want to hold on to all the benefits they have received, historically and to the present day, while denying they have these benefits.