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Letters Between Friends: To Jeremy C. on White Privilege (Part 1)

My friend recently linked and article on the topic of white privilege and asked: “I don’t feel bad for having what we call ‘white privilege.’ What I hate is that it isn’t a universal privilege. From my experience, this list … Continue reading

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The logic of Whiteness: We can take everything from you, but don’t you dare take from us!

The other day I was in a job interview. I struck up a conversation with my interviewer, a middle aged white male from North Dakota, as he ran my background check. Despite the fact it had come up that I had … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Melting Pot: Multiculturalism and the USA

The United States often sells itself as a unique multicultural nation, where waves of immigration have given us the benefits and richness of many cultures, languages and histories. When talking about our culture we often suggest our nation is a … Continue reading

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“Whiteness”: The origins and evolution of “whiteness” in the West

Recently headline news (namely Kony 2012 and Trayvon Martin) have made me think a lot about race and race relationships in the U.S. I quickly found that one question that needs to be answered if someone is going to enter … Continue reading

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