Racism is not about how you look, it's about how people assign meaning to how you look. - Robin D. The Race Exhibit, National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC. People assign lesser power or lower class positions to people based on race.
The fact that they are equating (perceived) injustice against the police with injustice against poc, means they KNOW damn well that the latter exists. They just don’t want to recognize it unless it fits their narrative