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Passing privilege, and other curses in disguise

My mother is Turkish, my father Pakistani. I have absolutely no Anglo-European blood in me. I am relatively light-skinned, but I am neither ethnically or phenotypically white… 1,204 more words

Social Justice

Gay Marriage or NAH? My Ambivalence

As I type, a couple is filing a lawsuit that could legalize gay marriage in Georgia. I found out as I scrolled through my Facebook timeline and as I read the article, my mixed feelings about marriage equality started to surface. 468 more words

The Issues

I'm Not Allowed To Have Feelings Or Opinions (Because I'm White)

I have been white for 22 years and 4 months and I’m not sure if I’m supposed to hate myself for that or be grateful for it. 462 more words

White Girl Writing

This post has been fermenting in my brain for about a month now. Maybe longer. Then I read this article from Buzz Feed, and I started thinking about it more. 1,442 more words


Range Wars and White Privilege

Throughout the history of the west, white settlers encroached upon Native American lands, creating conflict.  More often than not, there was minimal violence.  Instead, the Natives went to the federal authorities, with whom they already had a treaty, and asked for the Powers That Be in Washington, D.C. 1,186 more words

Native American History

Growing up and Looking up Different

Here is a video we found about growing up and looking different. This family gives advice about allowing children to have the space they need to understand their own identity.



When Hit Dogs Holler: White Privilege and the Denial Thereof

And here I am again writing about something which I had no real intention to write about but circumstance seemed to necessitate otherwise.

My original post this week wasn’t going to be about race. 922 more words