President Obama shows the progress we’ve made. His speech shows how terribly we’ve failed. – The Washington Post.

It’s easy for some to dismiss the complaint of white privilege. But this post succinctly outlines the problem. Of course it’s a problem of not just race, but also of class (a theme running through some of the links I’ve posted lately). However, it is still apparent that minorities bear a greater share of the burden that results from the U.S. class structure.