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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White Privilege Glasses

Deadlines from seemingly every area of my life and stormy weather present a dual problem as to timeliness and motivation.  While this was not on my list of things to do,  I simply couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share this article with you.  Published by the Huffington Post, “See Racism. See John See Racism. […]

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Look Different

A couple of days ago, I posted a documentary on whiteness created by MTV. However brief, it demonstrated whiteness as a socially constructed reality as there is no white country or place of origin for white people.  Even the designation of a Caucasian is a misnomer and so is Caucasoid thought it sounds more scientific. […]

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White People Documentary

A documentary produced by MTV focuses on what it means to be “young and white in America.”  The social construct of race has been apart of the nature, national dialogue and the news circuit for as long as the United States has been in existence.  The definition of whiteness has gone through numerous revisions and […]

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White is a color too

There is an image of whiteness here but you can’t see it because it just fades into the background. White, adj. 2. belonging to or denoting a human group having light-colored skin (chiefly used of peoples of European extraction). Synonyms: colorless, unpigmented, bleached, natural “Do white people have the advantage of being race- less?”  Someone typed […]

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