OK, so why are you? We also have stats that show the problem is with cops, since they do a lot of the shooting. Should we go after them? Or just ignore that? We also have stats that show the problem is men. Should we go after you? Or just ignore that? Here's a simple experiment some economists did about 10 years ago: They took identical resumes and sent them out to potential employers. On some they put typically-black names (i.e. Jamal Washington) on others they put typically-white names (i.e.Greg Baker.) . The "white"-named resumes got 50% more callbacks than the identical resumes with "black" names on them. That's a fact, not an assumption. And it's systematic.