Junot Díaz on white supremacy

From the Boston Review via Racialicious:

White supremacy is the great silence of our world, and in it is embedded much of what ails us as a planet. . . . There’s that old saying: the devil’s greatest trick is that he convinced people that he doesn’t exist. Well, white supremacy’s greatest trick is that it has convinced people that, if it exists at all, it exists always in other people, never in us.