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White Privilege and the Politics of Personal Exoneration

I have recently read, or read again, two important pieces that I believe are interconnected and I want to take this blog entry to encourage you to take a deeper look at both of them. 643 more words

Critical Pedagogy

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


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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