Tags » Peggy McIntosh

2. Allowing Students to Think Critically

During one of our classes in Media, Technology and Education we completed a questionnaire on our own positions in society and how a person’s identity can affect their ability to receive or not receive certain privileges. 1,320 more words


A Rednecks Response to "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack"

I decided to try to work on myself at least by identifying some of the daily effects of white privilege in my life. I have chosen those conditions that I think in my case attach somewhat more to skin-color privilege than to class, religion, ethnic status, or geographic location, though of course all these other factors are intricately intertwined. 2,919 more words

Cultural Wars

For the Joy It Brings: Hashtag Activism and Little Wins

I do it for the joy it brings
because I’m a joyful girl
because the world owes me nothing
and we owe each other the world… 1,283 more words


I’ma Let You Finish: Random Thoughts on How the Ladies Might Be Right about Male Privilege

If Peggy McIntosh is right and white privilege is an “Invisible Knapsack” that holds the benefits of being born a particular shade, one can safely assume that male privilege is an “Invisible Fanny Pack”, sticky with energy drink residue and adorned with a sports logo (either staggeringly racist or sexist in a mud-flap sort of way). 502 more words

Belle And Sebastian

No Gun For My Son

Image Source

Written by: LaVetta Hall

My son is a handsome articulate 11 year old who loves baseball more than life itself. He has a Huck Finn spirit, taking great care to explore the wonder of neighborhood creeks, streams and woods. 1,311 more words


White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

by Peggy McIntosh

“I was taught to see racism only in individual acts of meanness,  not in invisible systems conferring dominance on my group”


Class Foundation