"What do you think the state of race relations will be in the United States in 2103? Will things improve to the point where race will become less and less relevant, or even irrelevant? Or will tensions re-ignite and open racism become even more prevalent? What do you think?"
From the onset, blacks are not in the position to predict when race relations will improve because they are not responsible for its disintegration. The state of race relations in America hinges upon the thinking, perceptions, and behavior of whites. Therefore, only they can worsen, improve, and/or predict what the state of race relations will be in the coming years. In fact, I support reserach which posits racism (white supremacy) as an integral part of the European cultural personality or "ethos." Therefore, "racism" (white supremacy) is inseparable from their cultural genes. When we view Europeans as a cultural entity and examine their historical behavior toward 'non-whites,' their behavior reflects an inability to have positive exchanges with people external to their culture. Women and minorities will continue to be the targets of racism and sexism until Europeans, specifically, European males, seek treatment for their cultural psychopathological condition.