You keep claiming it, but that amounts to claiming that unicorns are real unless you show it, which you don’t.
I was very clear.
Svetlana Voreskova

The assertion that blacks in America face no systemic obstacles amounts to a pretty extraordinary claim which should require extraordinary proof. In a normal debate (which this isn’t; you’ve already littered the floor with enough rhetorical fallacies to choke an Aristotle), the burden of proof would be on you.

I’m virtually certain that you’d reject even the most deeply-researched and documented evidence for systemic racism in the United States. and I have better things to do in my life than “trying to teach a pig to sing.” For any open-minded readers who have bothered to follow the comment thread this far, though, following are some sources of information:

On public opinion of race and racism in America:

Pew Research Center, “On Views of Race and Inequality, Blacks and Whites are Worlds Apart,” June 27, 2016,

Polling Report, “Newsweek Poll,” April 16–19, 1999, com,

On biased media coverage regarding race, poverty, and crime:

Robert Entman and Andrew Rojecki, Black Image in the White Mind: Media and Race in America, University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Martin Gilens, Why Americans Hate Welfare: Race, the Media, and the Politics of Antipoverty Policy, University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Martin Gilens, “Race and Poverty in America: Public Misperceptions and the American News Media,” Public Opinion Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 4, 1996, 515–541.

On the effects of racist media coverage on American beliefs:

Frank Gilliam, “The ‘Welfare Queen’ Experiment,” Nieman Reports, 1999,

Frank Gilliam and Shanto Iyengar, “Prime Suspects: The Influence of Local Television News on the Viewing Public,” American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 44, No. 3, 2000,

On the death penalty as racist:

Ed Pilkington, “Research Exposes Racial Discrimination in America’s Death Penalty Capital,” Guardian, March 13, 2013,

David Dow, “Death Penalty, Still Racist and Arbitrary,” New York Times, July 8, 2011,

On police brutality:

Timothy Williams, “Study Supports Suspicion that Police are More Likely to Use Force on Blacks,” New York Times, July 7, 2016,

Quoctrung Bui and Amanda Cox, “Surprising New Evidence Shows Bias in Police Use of Force but Not in Shootings,” New York Times, July 11, 2016,

On racism in traffic stops and drug arrests/incarceration:

Sharon LaFraniere and Andrew Lehren, “The Disproportionate Risks of Driving While Black,” New York Times, October 24, 2015,

Nicole Flatow, “Police Made More Arrests for Drug Violations than Anything Else in 2012,” New York Times, September 17, 2013,

Ken Willis, “Fear of the Truth Drives Dodge of Racial Profiling Study,” American Civil Liberties Union, 2000,

Daniel Burton Rose (editor), The Ceiling of America: An Inside Look at the U.S. Prison Industry, Common Courage Press, 2002.

On the relationship between poverty, crime, and violence:

Marcus Berzofsky, “Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization, 2008–2012,” Bureau of Justice Statistics, November 18, 2014,

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