He cherry picks quotes taken over the last decade to “prove” a new racism.
Many of them go back to the beginnings of the Black Live Matter which was a response to the apparent “Black Lives Don’t Matter” police shootings.
That there are some undercurrents of resentment by minorities today is not totally surprising. 350 years of legal and extra-legal, terror enforced apartheid are not erased in a few decades. Biases exist in justice, medicine, finance and education that still need attention even though there has been a vast improvement since the middle of the last century.
It doesn’t help that some rocks have been turned over exposing White Supremacists and Nationalists to a perceived, if not real, legitimacy by the current administration.
I think Williams’ is just applying a classic “what aboutism” in defense of an elitist, conservative position that racism is an illusion.