Normal vs ‘non-normal’
A ‘normal’ person goes to a grocery store and they walk down the aisle. They reach up, they squat down. They don’t need to ask for assistance. 1,035 more words
The phrase “white privilege” is one that rubs a lot of white people the wrong way. It can trigger something in them that shuts down conversation or at least makes them very defensive.
Today is Sunday, and that always means grocery shopping. I was having a hard time coming up with examples of secondary discourses that I participate (or try to participate) in, but while looping repetitively around the produce section of Wegman’s—a major Syracuse grocery store—I realized that this Sunday ritual itself is part of an attempt to participate in a secondary discourse. 342 more words