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Overcoming Racism - Understanding Black People (The Truth)

To understand what black people (at least in America) have in common, white people must recognize what we ourselves have in common: our privilege. From childhood, I knew I was privileged because Mother told me I was an aristocrat and better than even most other white people. 800 more words

Culture And Society

On the Trail Together: Confessing Resonances in Anti-Oppression Work

By Cara Curtis. Cara Curtis took part in Word & World’s 2011-2012 mentoring program. A former resident of Philadelphia, she now studies and centers her activism at Harvard Divinity School. 1,142 more words

Race

Racial Discrimination Is Like Dust — Everywhere

Apparently racial discrimination is like dust — it’s everywhere and it’s difficult to get rid of.

A recently written article in the New York Times… 603 more words

National

Racial discrimination is like dust — everywhere

Apparently racial discrimination is like dust — it’s everywhere and it’s difficult to get rid of.

A recently written article in the New York Times… 603 more words

Opinion

Privileged

Recently I read an article on white privilege, written by a woman named Peggy McIntosh in 1988. In it she listed an assortment of advantages she happens to have, just because of her race. 863 more words

Rants

Racial Discrimination Is A Scourge That Will Be Difficult To Erase

Apparently racial discrimination is like dust — it’s everywhere and it’s difficult to get rid of.

A recently written article in the New York Times… 603 more words

National