Why do Americans focus so much on race when there’s other factors that better determine one’s quality of life?

Things like parents’ wealth, attractiveness, height, intelligence, and the fact that they live in a first world country.

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  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Politics have overtaken our formerly free press and so we all have the pet projects of the various editorial boards of newspapers and networks shoved down our throats daily. If you lived abroad and read the New York Times you'd believe that black people in the US all want to get rid of the police when in fact recent polls have shown they're even more supportive of law enforcement than white people are. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Most of Asia, South America and Africa believe religion is more important than race. 

    Most of USA and Europe believe that race is more important than religion.

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Because even their government still pretends that humans come in "races".

    Pretending that humans come in races gives them an excuse to blame genetics rather than acknowledging the actual causes - a relatively rabid variety of capitalism being one of them

  • 2 months ago

    1st world?  That's beginning to no longer be true.   We are starting to export more raw materials for other countries to make into finished products than we are importing raw materials to make into finished products here.  

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  • thesun
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    White Americans who think of themselves as being superior should humble themselves by watching a Neil DeGrasse Tyson video..

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