You nailed it all better than anyone I’ve ever read. What a great piece! My only quibble is with the whole concept of white “privilege.” It’s not going to age well, and I’d try to do your next piece without it. It’s not “privilege” NOT to be screwed. You can make the exact same points without it.
I messed up my entire life. It’s too late for me. Save yourselves! To see corresponding videos: www.youtube.com/52Weeks