…e in urban areas while and less rich white men espouse openly racist attit…e in urban areas while and less rich white men espouse openly racist attitudes in less urban areas. At its worst, shaming racists is a form of scapegoating for those actually in power. They can turn the focus on the overt racists who aren’t in a position to do much, while solidifying the more subtle existing problematic structures.
And empowering racist and racism actually does the same. Either way, it is carrot/stick psychology for the masses.