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
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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
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
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