The same thing happened both during and after the Apartheid years in South Africa. Most white people of all ethnic backgrounds (Afrikaners, English, Jews, Germans, Rhodesians etc) have never travelled to the black and coloured townships, have never seen how we have forced them to live, have never even been interested in finding out. And today, the same is still true of many whites.
Kerry meets Egyptian officials in bid to assuage concerns over Iran deal (AP)
from the article: Israelis' state of denial over treatment of Palestinians