This is an interesting article, that will make you think about race in America
White privilege (or white skin privilege) is a phrase for societal privileges that benefit or cater to people identified as white in Western countries, beyond exactly what is common which affect non-white people by the same social, political, or economic circumstances. Academic perspectives such as critical race theory and whiteness studies use the understanding of “white privilege” to investigate how racism and racialized societies affect the lives of white or white-skinned people.
As per Peggy McIntosh, whites inside Western societies enjoy advantages that non-whites do not experience, as “an unknowable package of unearned assets”. White privilege denotes both obvious also lesser obvious passive advantages that white persons will possibly not recognize they usually have, which distinguishes it from overt bias or prejudice. These include cultural affirmations of one’s worth; presumed greater social status; and freedom to shift, buy, work, play, and speak freely. The effects found in professional…
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