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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


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


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

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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

Honors 11: Introduction to Final Unit

We first introduced the unit calendar for the last three weeks before finals after filling out our globalization essay rubrics. Afterwards, we read and discussed… 109 more words

Honors 11

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

I am posting this article for three reasons:

  1. This was my very first introduction to white privilege, and it changed my life.
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