If a person was NOT white they were NOT considered equal, they were not treated as equal, and they didn't have equal rights in those times or in these times.
Evidently someone gave a shit about the 'red' man and the 'yellow' man otherwise they wouldn't have experienced what they experienced.
White people had/have a problem with ALL non-white people.
I know of people passing for white.
There is no such thing as race. That is only a tool to divide people. Another naming system that has it's origins with white people.