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White Privilege - moving a step beyond 101

A “friend” on Facebook yesterday posed a question about white privilege.  While attempting to meditate this morning, I kept thinking of replies, which were way too long for Facebook, so here I am on my mostly-abandoned blog.  584 more words

Update from a Neglectful Writer

Things have been exciting lately – lots of work on a couple of key projects which I’ve fallen in love with since, oh, about this time last October. 1,652 more words

White Privilege: Confessions of a Poor White Girl by Cynthia Garrity-Bond

Recently FAR contributor Sara Frykenberg posted an article to Facebook that caused me to think again about the now-famous essay by Peggy McIntosh, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” 946 more words

General

Well, I Sure Got Told, Didn't I ... ?!?

Yep. That was the outraged response I received to a comment I made on Facebook after the following post appeared on my news feed.

I commented on my Facebook news feed and then followed this post back to the original source and pasted my response there too. 2,291 more words

A Shift In Perspective

Zero to Hero Culture

Culture. It is a funny word because it encompasses so many things. Vincent Parrillo defines culture as “elements that are shared by members of a society and transmitted to the next generation” (31). 1,537 more words

Christian

Podcast Party: Can We Talk About Whiteness? 

I have been following NPR Code Switch on Twitter for a good time now and I have been patiently waiting for them to start a podcast. 282 more words

College Blogger

Honors 11: Fortgang and McIntosh on White Privilege

We started the hour in small groups discussing and sharing our thoughts/responses to Fortgang and McIntosh, the readings from yesterday. We then came back together as a class to discuss key moments in their arguments/claims, and questions that stem from their conversations about the concept of white privilege and checking one’s privilege. 32 more words

Honors 11