What Is The Color Of Your Privilege?
How many people of color have heard a friend, a co-worker, or community leader say, “I am just a privileged white guy or girl?” Did it make you wonder, “If they are privilege and white, what is the color of my privilege?” There are many who have historically, and continue to benefit presently, from those pre-existing disparities that gives them a better “starting point” in life. They believes that character, work ethic and a strong family dynamic are the determining factors in everyone’s life.
The factors listed above will unquestionably improve anyone’s chance to succeed; however, it’s outrageous for anyone to pretend or believe that the color of one’s skin has no bearing on their life experiences or successes in America. White supremacy, (the father of white privilege as a global phenomenon,) creates racial inequalities that affect the social and economic conditions of Black People in America and across the world. Continue reading What Is The Color Of Your Privilege?