The Uncommon Man

January 20, 2006

White Privilege Shapes The US

...the ultimate white privilege: the privilege to acknowledge you have unearned privilege but ignore what it means.
This is why it is often difficult to talk about white privilege with some white people. Robert Jensen is a journalism professor at the Univeristy of Texas - Austin. His article below demonstrates how he changed his teaching style - he decided to stop focusing on how white privilege affects white people in general, and focus on how it affected - helped - him, specifically. White Privilege Shapes The US

Posted by Russell at January 20, 2006 11:47 AM


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