Yes, pretty much the same as there is a sexist issue.
There are many issues in America, a racial issue is among them. However, I tend to think it is more of a power sharing issue which threads through them all. If a person tells you, "I don't see color." My response, "That must be really difficult for you at traffic lights."
Under it all is some who fear, as one republican senator put it: the browning of America. Unfortunately enough, he can't control who sleeps where at night, but I'm sure he would like to.
We are one human race, not a bunch of subspecies, contrary to some extreme view points. The science says we are "one."
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