Yes, Jeff Wall, Systemic Racism Exists in America — Part I: Definitions

Matthew Spira
The Daily Kerfuffle
7 min readMay 1, 2021

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“How do you define systemic racism? Please be as specific as possible.”

Systemic — “relating to a system, especially as opposed to a particular part.

Racism — “prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people on the basis of their membership of a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized.

Where I think you and many others stumble in grasping the concept of “systematic racism” is your…

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Matthew Spira
The Daily Kerfuffle

Middle-aged dude. Combat veteran & single father. Eclectic career. Poet.