Racists are people who do nothing in the face of racist policies
Source: An Expert Explains Why Some Trump Supporters Avoid The Word ‘Racist’ : NPR
The middle ground is racist ground. It is occupied by people passively doing nothing in the face of racial inequity, or actively supporting policies that reproduce racial inequity. The anti-racist approach requires standing up for the policies, like reparations, that can create racial equity.
Source: Ibram X. Kendi: Opposing Reparations Is Racist – The Atlantic