White Privilege

Race

The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and the Left

I found a blind spot in my empathy, and our study confirmed it.
Erin Cooley
5.7.19
Film

Why I Was Never Excited for a Black James Bond

Simply copying and pasting black skin on a white character would trivialize the whole point of a black Bond.
Noel Ransome
8.29.18
Culture

All the Horrible, Racist, Sexist Shit Your Relatives Say at Holiday Dinners

Read, cringe, and learn by example.
Mica Lemiski
12.17.17
News

White People Talk About Their White Privilege

The point is not whether we choose to acknowledge or ignore the impact of race, but how white privilege defines all aspects of American life.
Touré
10.22.15
Stuff

Living with My Post-Katrina Survivor's Guilt

While others lost everything, I stayed in FEMA-funded hotel rooms and lapped up pity from those who saw my Louisiana license plate. Instead of character, all I got out of Katrina was a party-friendly anecdote.
Megan Koester
8.27.15
Stuff

This Is How My College Town Responded After I Called It a Racist Asshole

Let's just say I was surprised.
Eternity Martis
6.29.15
Stuff

When You're Transgender, You Realize What Gender Privilege Looks Like

I've lived as both a dude and a girl—and I know which I prefer.
Paris Lees
2.9.15
Stuff

Did I Get Away with Felony Drug-Dealing Charges Because I'm White?

When I was 17, I was arrested at school with my brother and our friend. Not only was I in possession of felony levels of LSD at the time, but I’d also dealt various drugs to my classmates, their friends, and underclassmen as young as 14. I was supposed...
Peter Brown Hoffmeister
8.22.14