Hard work, staying away from drugs and alcohol and not getting your girlfriend pregnant are probably the biggest things you can do to succeed when you are young. If you are stuck in the wrong zip code and there is poverty all around you, you need to move. I joined the military to change my zip code. If you think you are a victim, you become a victim. Don’t be a victim.
Education is the key and there are plenty of programs available if you make the effort.
White privilege is a belief some people have and who am I to doubt somebody else’s beliefs. I have heard the arguments for and against this belief.