That America is a racist country is the great self-evident truth of the left and of the ruling class whose moral opinions are shaped by it. This truth is self-evident in the sense of being readily apparent to them, as evidenced by the countless disparities in life outcomes between blacks and whites. No explanation for these disparities is ever required. Their mere existence is proof of racism.
The disparities between Asians and whites, between Indians and whites, and between Nigerian immigrants and whites all go studiously ignored since these groups generally outperform whites in income and educational attainment. Also ignored is the role that the pathologies of inner-city black culture — fatherlessness, crime, nihilistic alienation, and the exaltation of thuggery — play in producing and sustaining disparities.
America’s racist nature is also self-evident in the philosophical sense. It is an axiomatic truth: the predicate (racism) is contained in the subject (America). In the same way that all bachelors are, by definition,