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White Privilege

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Let’s Unpack This

Some White folk spend a lot of time monitoring Black cleanliness. Meanwhile, others barely wash up at all.

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My birth certificate lists my race as White, but I’m not.

The author’s birth certificate lists him as White. The author, however, self-identifies as South-Asian. What’s going on here?


Some people hide their racism, but no matter how long they try to repress it, it eventually comes out

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They always believe him over me

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The Derek Chauvin trial and the portrayal of George Floyd

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Why using this strategy to deflect from Black trauma says more about you than you know

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Let’s talk about our role in upholding racism


When you give advice to a Black person from a place of white privilege, don’t expect us to say thank you

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