My sense is that as white people — frequently — we:
1. Directly related to how much privilege we have, we tend to remain silent as long as we are in our comfort zone within our privilege,
Example: We used to only be mildly bothered by systemic racist and its persistence — either not seeing it, or seeing it as isolated incidents, or not that major things etc. and/or we had other priorities that dwarfed it.
2. When we feel discomfort taking us out of our comfort zone(s), we commonly begin delving into the new dissonance that we…