“The net worth of the average black household in the United States is $6,314, compared with $110,500 for the average white household, according to 2011 census data. The gap has worsened in the last decade, and the United States now has a greater wealth gap by race than South Africa did during apartheid. (Whites in America on average own almost 18 times as much as blacks; in South Africa in 1970, the ratio was about 15 times.)”
And eventually life will force these boys to realize this about themselves. Only a small minority will learn how to let go of their privilege in order to become decent human beings. When you meet one of those, it gets better, for both of you.