When whites say, “What about me?”

Did you know whites believe they face more racism than African-Americans do? That’s what I’ve been reading in the news lately. Two weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal ran a short piece about an intriguing study by researchers at Tufts and Harvard University, under the headline, “White Americans See Anti-White Bias on the Rise.” Since then the New York Times weighed in with a fascinating “Room for Debate” discussion titled “Is Anti-White Bias a Problem?” TheRoot likewise posed the findings as a question, albeit more pointed: “White People Face the Worst Racism?”  Wednesday Gothamist declared flatly: “Regarding Racism, Whites Think They Are the New Blacks.”

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