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White Privilege Examples

from Unreasonable Faith

You’re Not Being “Oppressed”

This is what anyone who claims "reverse racism" will understand once they recognize and educate themselves about white privilege. Readings for Diversity and Social Justice is a phenomenal book that explains the multiple dimensions of oppressions, and the companion text, Teachings for Diversity and Social Justice, explains the theoretical framework of anti-oppressive social justice education.


It's so important to acknowledge and dismantle the layers of privilege that many of us have, starting with white privilege. Intersectional feminism is powerful and inclusive.


10 Examples That Prove White Privilege Protects White People in Every Aspect Imaginable


"yes, poor little old you. there we were, discussing rape, violence against women, systemic oppression and other manifestations of sexism, and you had to jump in to remind us that “not all men” do these things. why don’t you really say what you want to say? “i have never raped/hit/assaulted a woman!” right? isn’t this what you really want to say? yes, make a discussion that is about the plight of millions of women about poor little old you. i mean, millions of women are being assaulted and…

from The Huffington Post

A Guide to White Privilege For White People Who Think They've Never Had Any

Brittany Polo: #RealizingWhatWhitePrivilegeIs #UnpackingTheInvisibleKnapsack . Deborah Foster never realized she had white privilege until she learned about it later in life. She grew up poor, moving, and being suspended from school. She realized she had white privilege when she entered her first multicultural education class as a college student. She emphasizes that if you don't know what white privilege is, to make a list of all the things you can do. (Fitzgerald, 2014, p.51). #Chapter2

When our own citizens are labeled and treated as criminals for something as superficial as their SKIN, we have a big problem.