That’s not ignorance. That’s racism in practice. Viewing what I do here as an attack on white identity and historical entitlement isn’t the result of lack of knowledge. It’s a reaction to knowledge.
If seeing these images is somehow threatening to your sense of self, then you probably need to seriously re-evaluate what your sense of self is based around in as critical a fashion as possible.
The complexities of the psychology behind this and the connection to people’s everyday lives is explained better here: N. K. Jemisin’s Confirmation Bias, Epic Fantasy, and You.