It's really about lack of power. And the disempowerment and consequent vulnerability of the working class who are disempowered not only because of their colour but because of their class.
Though colour often can be seen as an indication of lower class status. Because many black people, often because of their colour, are even less likely to get the opportunities that their fellow whites might occasionally get.
So, both issues are of importance. With class to the fore.
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