" I think that America needs an honest discourse with itself. This is the greatest country in the world… by default. You know what I mean? But we could actually be the greatest country that ever existed, if we were just honest about who we are and what we are and where we want to go, if we learned to have that discourse. Things like racism are institutionalized, they’re systemic. You might not know any bigots, you feel like, “Well, I don’t hate black people, so I’m not a racist.” But you benefit from racism, just by the merit of the color of your skin; there’s opportunities that you have, you’re privileged in ways that you may not even realize, because you haven’t been deprived in certain ways. We need to talk about these things in order for them to change. "