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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
All the Horrible, Racist, Sexist Shit Your Relatives Say at Holiday Dinners
Read, cringe, and learn by example.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
This Is How My College Town Responded After I Called It a Racist Asshole
Let's just say I was surprised.