White Privilege

Race and Health

The Disturbing Thing I Learned Studying White Privilege and Liberals

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

'The Performative Ally, the Gatekeeper, White Passing, and Ashamed,' Today's Comic by Sami Alwani

Sami Alwani tells four different stories about privilege and shame.
Sami Alwani
1.9.19
The Power and Privilege Issue

Does Leveraging Whiteness in Corporate America Mean More Than Supporting Women of Color?

I spent a decade in corporate America learning that working with white women often meant learning how to work around them on my way up the next rung of the ladder. Here's what else I learned.
Minda Honey
10.19.18
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
8.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Woman Told Cops She Was a 'Thoroughbred White Girl' to Get Out of a DUI

She also said that she was a cheerleader and in the National Honors Society, thinking that would somehow get her off the hook.
Drew Schwartz
8.8.18
Culture

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

Read, cringe, and learn by example.
Mica Lemiski
12.15.17
Rise Up

Police Treat People With a Mental Illness Better if They're White

When it comes to mental health and police violence, the color of your skin makes a huge difference.
Kastalia Medrano
7.12.17
Stuff

Want to Heal Yourself from 'Toxic Whiteness'? This Class Can Help

The people behind the self-help/intersectional feminism publication Everyday Feminism are offering a course that aims to educate people of privilege so "individual people of color don't have to."
Shahirah Majumdar
10.15.16
Stuff

​​White Men Can’t Drunk: St. Patrick’s Day and Privilege

If you come to Manhattan on St. Patrick's Day, there are scenes to behold of local-nightly-news B-roll pageantry, but really the day is a calamity, a demolition derby of male ego and the limits of human biology.
John Saward
3.19.16
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
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