The definitive evidence of “systemic” racism is that we all systematically refer to “race” in these discussions. A concept which has no objective, scientific basis.
In other words, race is emic, not etic.
Boas’s presumption is wrong. Science and reason do not sway the public assumption that races exist.
“If our life experience has taught us anything, it is that continuing a pattern of ‘race-consciousness’ does not cure racism. It merely perpetuates it.” Larry Purdy, Getting Under the Skin of “Diversity”: Searching for the Color-Blind Ideal
Does anyone actually believe that white male racists are non-embodied?