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What is systemic racism in America?

You may think racism in America is caused by a few bad apples. But this animation explains how and why it's really a systemic problem.
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You may think racism in America is caused by just a few bad apples —  a racist cop here, a so-called "Karen" there or a leader of a white supremacist group. 

But this animation explains how and why it's really a systemic problem.

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This story was produced as part of “Facing Race,” a KING 5 series that examines racism, social justice and racial inequality in the Pacific Northwest. Tune in to KING 5 on Sundays at 9:30 p.m. to watch live and catch up on our coverage here.