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Is There Privilege in Being Asian American? - New America Media

Is There Privilege in Being Asian American? - New America Media | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Canada Free PressIs There Privilege in Being Asian American?New America Media"I was born white. It was the card I was dealt. No choice in the matter. Just the card handed out by the dealer. I have lived my whole life privileged.
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Tim Wise: Trayvon Martin, White Denial and the Unacceptable ...

Tim Wise: Trayvon Martin, White Denial and the Unacceptable Burden of Blackness in America. Posted on March 25, 2012 by rodney_hurst. By now, you probably know the shameful details, but they are worth repeating, in any event.
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pink scare: Trayvon Martin and Racist Intent

pink scare: Trayvon Martin and Racist Intent | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Predictably, the angle that these articles take is one of individual psychologizing, probing Zimmerman's personal life and "character" for evidence of intentional, overt racist inclinations. Some articles, such as the CSM piece ...
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Constructive Conversations on Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and the -isms of ... - Huffington Post (blog)

Constructive Conversations on Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and the -isms of ... - Huffington Post (blog) | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Constructive Conversations on Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and the -isms of ...Huffington Post (blog)Over the past week the airwaves have been filled with reporting, commentary and rants about the Florida shooting of Trayvon Martin by George...
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“Multiculturalism” And Australia 's Great Divide - CounterCurrents.org

“Multiculturalism” And Australia 's Great Divide - CounterCurrents.org | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
“Multiculturalism” And Australia 's Great DivideCounterCurrents.orgHowever, multiculturalism, as a government policy, is promoted not because it is good, but because it serves the ideology of the ruling class, enforces white dominance and protects...
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Trayvon Martin Case: 911 Audio Released Of Teen Shot By Neighborhood Watch Captain (AUDIO)

Trayvon Martin Case: 911 Audio Released Of Teen Shot By Neighborhood Watch Captain (AUDIO) | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
SANFORD, Fla. — Police have released audio 911 tapes in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager allegedly killed by a neighborhood watch captain while walking home from a store.
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joe gerstandt » Privilege as Pathology

joe gerstandt » Privilege as Pathology | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it

My last post included a basic definition of privilege. There are some basic characteristics of privilege that I think are also helpful in considering privilege. I do not remember where I came across them, but they should be credited to someone other than myself. They have proven to be pretty valuable for me.

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1 in 3 Black Men Go To Prison? The 10 Most Disturbing Facts About Racial Inequality in the U.S. Criminal Justice System | Drugs | AlterNet

1 in 3 Black Men Go To Prison? The 10 Most Disturbing Facts About Racial Inequality in the U.S. Criminal Justice System | Drugs | AlterNet | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
In light of these disparities, it is imperative that criminal-justice reform evolves as the civil rights issue of the 21st century.
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Literally Getting Away With Murder: George Zimmerman & White Privilege

Literally Getting Away With Murder: George Zimmerman & White Privilege | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
He knew, from his position of privilege, that he could shoot a Black kid for being Black and that when the cops came they would be predominantly white, and hold the same prejudices that he does, and not arrest him.
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Student creates show about racism - NKU The Northerner Online

Student creates show about racism - NKU The Northerner Online | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
NKU The Northerner OnlineStudent creates show about racismNKU The Northerner OnlineAccording to communication professor Jimmie Manning, who served as McDonough's advisor for the project, some of the topics that will come up in the show include...
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Not Quite White: New Documentary Boldly Examines Whiteness - The Sacramento Bee

Not Quite White: New Documentary Boldly Examines Whiteness - The Sacramento Bee | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not Quite White:  Arabs, Slavs, and the Contours of Contested Whiteness (24 min., 8 sec.), explores the complicated relationship of Arab and Slavic immigrants to American notions of whiteness.
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Diversity still out of the picture - Sydney Morning Herald

Diversity still out of the picture - Sydney Morning Herald | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldDiversity still out of the pictureSydney Morning HeraldJasek denies that British audiences are leading the charge for a more diversified cast, Neighbours and Home and Away having been targeted by equality campaigners in Britain...
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Lotta's place: the fear of whiteness

Lotta's place: the fear of whiteness | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
the fear of whiteness. George Zimmerman, who shot the unarmed 17-year old Trayvon Martin because he feared for his life, is looking to Florida's "stand your ground" law for protection. The law "states that a person may use ...
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Racism in America As Noted By A Light-Skinned, Mexican-American - American Muslim

Racism in America As Noted By A Light-Skinned, Mexican-American - American Muslim | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Racism in America As Noted By A Light-Skinned, Mexican-AmericanAmerican MuslimThe racism I have faced took me a while to understand. I first faced what I call passive aggressive racism from my former in-laws.
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No Apologies: On The Killing of Trayvon Martin And Being "Good"

No Apologies: On The Killing of Trayvon Martin And Being "Good" | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
In the tragic murder of Trayvon Martin , there's no safe place. There's no real excuse to cling...
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OPINION: Racism to Blame, Not Affinity Groups, for Lack of Minorities in Tech - Huffington Post

OPINION: Racism to Blame, Not Affinity Groups, for Lack of Minorities in Tech - Huffington Post | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
OPINION: Racism to Blame, Not Affinity Groups, for Lack of Minorities in TechHuffington PostWhen an article like this rears its head, it provides a superficial rationale for closet racists and "meritocracy" ideologues that love to point fingers at...
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The White Savior Industrial Complex

The White Savior Industrial Complex | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
If we are going to interfere in the lives of others, a little due diligence is a minimum requirement.
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White People, You Will Never Look Suspicious Like Trayvon Martin

White People, You Will Never Look Suspicious Like Trayvon Martin | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
I will never look suspicious to you. Even if I have a black hoodie, a pair of jeans and white sneakers on...in fact, that is what I wore yesterday...I still will never look suspicious.
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Kony 2012: Whiteness, Social Media and Africa :: racismreview.com

Kony 2012: Whiteness, Social Media and Africa :: racismreview.com | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Kony 2012 is, then, an endorsement of the moral superiority of white values of reason, order, and now social media against the supposed chaos and violence of Africa.
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Rock, Pop, White Power: How Music Influences Support For Ethnic Groups

Just a few minutes of listening to mainstream rock music was enough to influence white college students to favor a student group catering mostly to whites over groups serving other ethnic and racial groups, a new study found. [via @GaryM]


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Holding on to Privilege for Dear Life - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

Holding on to Privilege for Dear Life - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Holding on to Privilege for Dear LifeChronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)By Marybeth Gasman “I can tell you that the days of white, wealthy, upper-class students from prep schools in cashmere coats and pearls who marry Amherst men...
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