white privilege

Being cognitively aware on a surface level that your friends and coworkers experience rampant prejudice is different from having it directed at you.

What A 90-Year-Old Dementia Patient Taught Me About Privilege

Being cognitively aware on a surface level that your friends and coworkers experience rampant prejudice is different from having it directed at you. Read...
Alece Kaplan of Role Reboot    |   10.3.18   |   SHARE
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Why White People Must Talk About Their Whiteness — Even When It's Hard​

What I can do is try to reach other white women who have yet to consider how their whiteness has led to significant inequities in our society. Read...
Olivia Pennelle    |   09.19.18   |   SHARE
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My Favorite Murder tipi shirt.

How To Love Something And Also Hold It Accountable, From My Favorite Murder's Biggest Fan

Those of us with platforms that reach people, like My Favorite Murder, do have a responsibility to use those platforms wisely and with caution. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.16.18   |   SHARE
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Photo of Stoke Newington (North East London) by Aja Barber

When Gentrification Happens To Places We Love

If gentrification bothers you, the first thing you have to ask yourself is “Am I part of the problem?” The world is better when it’s more diverse Read...
Aja Barber    |   05.18.18   |   SHARE
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You can tell I love you if I ever touch your feet.

Can You Please Take Your Feet Off That?

Can we all agree that whether in public or private spaces, don’t put your feet in other people’s spaces and keep your shoes off the furniture? Read...
Aja Barber    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
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To be white is to inherit the white supremacist legacy and its delusions, no matter how liberal or progressive our upbringing.

The Great White Delusion: Why So Many White People 'Don't See Race'

White people, it would seem, are seriously out-of-touch with the racial reality in America. But why? Read...
Jessica Schreindl of Role Reboot    |   09.11.17   |   SHARE
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The author and her niece — so much cute!

Understanding My Privilege As A Mixed Race Woman With White Family

I have my own army who fights against injustice. I have a mother who handed out fliers boycotting grapes during Cesar Chavez’s unionizing efforts. I Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
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When I blocked the conversation on Facebook, that person continued to send me text messages.

The Entitled Things White People Do When I Unfriend Them Over Racism

Recently I went through another round of unfriending on Facebook. It keeps things tidy, the arguments thoughtful and my head from exploding. This Read...
Aja Barber    |   12.22.16   |   SHARE
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