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Rutgers-Camden Anti-Racism Book Study: So You Want to Talk About Race

Chapter 4 - Why am I always being told to "check my privilege"?

Understanding Privilege: Ebooks

Understanding Privilege: The Invisible Knapsack

In her groundbreaking 1989 essay, Peggy Mcintosh described white privilege as "an invisible package of unearned assets, which I can count on cashing in each day, but about which I was ‘meant’ to remain oblivious" and "an invisible weightless knapsack of special provisions, maps, passports, code books, visas, clothes, tools, and blank checks”." Read her work on privilege below.

Understanding Privilege: Video

Film: White Like Me


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