This doesn’t really have much to do with music or art, except that people make music and art, and it is about people.
Race has been a shaping factor in our country. We often define race in terms of skin color. Now science is confirming what wise folks have known all along: people are people, and the color of our skin is a minor meaningless genetic difference. Now we have managed to put a social weight on skin color that has caused lots of problems…but scientifically, people are just people.