Queen Latifah Racism's Still Alive

7/12/2016 7:28 AM PDT

Queen Latifah -- Racism's Still Live (VIDEO)

Queen Latifah says you can't measure racial progress by looking at how many African Americans are on the Forbes 100 list ... it's all about getting passed over while hailing a cab.

The Queen spoke at the VH1 "Hip Hop Honors" and made it clear ... racism is flourishing in America, and it goes way beyond police brutality.