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It has been compared by Peggy McIntosh to an invisible, weightless knapsack of assets and resources that she was given because she was born White in her time and place in U. Paula Rothenberg defines White privilege as the other side of discrimination, meaning the opposite of discrimination.
Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. Sue defines White privilege as "unearned advantages and benefits" given to White persons based on a system that was "normed on the experiences, values, and perceptions" of White persons p. She likens it to "an invisible weightless knapsack of special provisions, maps, passports, codebooks, visas, clothes, tools, and blank checks" p.
Kendall describes White privilege as "an institutional, rather than personal, set of benefits granted to" p. In Cornish; et al. Handbook of multicultural counseling competencies.
Wildman discusses the characteristics of the privileged by saying they "define the societal norm, often benefiting those in the privileged group. Second, privileged group members can rely on their privilege and avoid objecting to oppression" p. The result of this societal norm is that everyone is required to live by the attributes held by the privileged.
In society white people define and determine the terms of success and failure; they are the norm. Thus, "achievements by members of the privileged group are viewed as meritorious and the result of individual effort, rather than as privileged" p.
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It underlies them in that both are predicated on preserving the privileges of white people regardless of whether agents recognize this or not. But it is also distinct in terms of intentionality. In this scenario, whites do not necessarily intend to hurt people of color, but because they are unaware of their white-skin privilege, and because they accrue social and economic benefits by maintaining the status quo, they inevitably do.
Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Cheryl Harris describes whiteness as a form of property, which confers privileges on its holders.
Whiteness, the characteristic that distinguishes them from blacks, serves as compensation even to those who lack material wealth. It is the relative political advantages extended to whites, rather than actual economic gains, that are crucial to white workers.
The Key Writings that Formed the Movement. Du Bois introduced the concept of a "psychological wage" for white laborers. This special status, he wrote, divided the labor movement by leading low-wage white workers to feel superior to low-wage black workers. It must be remembered that the white group of laborers, while they received a low wage, were compensated in part by a sort of public and psychological wage.
They were given public deference and titles of courtesy because they were white. They were admitted freely with all classes of white people to public functions, public parks, and the best schools. The police were drawn from their ranks, and the courts, dependent on their votes, treated them with such leniency as to encourage lawlessness.
Their vote selected public officials, and while this had small effect upon the economic situation, it had great effect upon their personal treatment and the deference shown them.
White schoolhouses were the best in the community, and conspicuously placed, and they cost anywhere from twice to ten times as much per capita as the colored schools. The newspapers specialized on news that flattered the poor whites and almost utterly ignored the Negro except in crime and ridicule.
Allen began a year analysis of "white skin privilege", "white race" privilege, and "white" privilege in a call he drafted for a "John Brown Commemoration Committee" that urged "White Americans who want government of the people" and "by the people" to "begin by first repudiating their white skin privileges".
It focused on the struggle against "white skin privilege" and significantly influenced the Students for a Democratic Society SDS and sectors of the New Left. The Invention of the White Race,"  which ultimately grew into his two-volume "The Invention of the White Race" in and 2 The statistics are bleak.1 Nationally, graduation rates for Black teens teeter just under 50 percent.
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From the era of slavery to the rise of Donald Trump, wealthy elites have relied on the loyalty of poor whites. All Americans deserve better.
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