It is his belief that his prowess in this field is the ultimate measure of success and an integral part of his identity.
When I write about racism I never fail to conclude the socioeconomic benefits that are reaped in its wake whether it be through privilege, social status and or wealth. This motivating factor or set of beliefs as you eloquently mention here is an integral factor embedded in the designs and manuals of fulfillment proffered through our flawed institutions. The resulting social construct or schemes that have been inspired and that are conjured through capitalist belief systems tend to inveigle the mindset into mere acceptance with platitudes that allude to rationalizations that placate the dominant group and their “whiteness”. To this day the scam continues to evolve.