Naming White Privileges

So often in matters of race, we only talk about the impact of oppression, the effects of blackness and the negative impact of the social construct of race. But, race has a bright side. ¬†It’s called privilege, white privilege. While we are familiar with “the race card” and now due to this presidential election cycle […]

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Black Disadvantage: Unpacking the Obvious Baggage of Blackness

Privilege¬† (syn.): “honor, freedom, favor, pleasure, right, benefit, advantage, opportunity, license, joy, treat” Disadvantage (syn.): hindrance, inconvenience, drawback, difficulty, demerit, weakness, shortcoming, trouble, burden, hardship, nuisance, minus, handicap” Though shared at family gatherings along with secrets for surviving it, detailed in personal narratives and recorded in historical renderings of the hardships of believing in the […]

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