Tagged white privilege

White Privilege Is Not A Myth

A very popular “buzz” term in media these days is “white privilege”. From being used in discussions about the numerous instances of police brutality against minorities to the titles of rap songs (read my write up on that here), those two words are seemingly everywhere. White. Privilege. White (adjective) \ˈhwīt, ˈwīt\: of or relating to a race of…

Macklemore’s New Song Addresses White Privilege from All Angles

As the ever-buzzing internet has probably told you, Macklemore just released a sequel to his 2005 track “White Privilege,” and it’s definitely got people talking. The response is predictably mixed, with some applauding the rapper for speaking out regarding the titular topic, speaking on external and internal issues relating to it, but there have also been…

“White People” Navigate White Privilege

MTV’s newest, groundbreaking documentary “White People” digs into the deeply complex, fascinating, and often uncomfortable issues surrounding racism and white privilege in America. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas traveled across the country to get the opinions of young white Americans on a variety of tender topics, including affirmative action, colorblindness when it…

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An Open Letter to Geraldo, Bill O’Reilly, Morning Joe, and Those who Blame Hiphop

To Geraldo Rivera, Bill O’Reilly, Joe Scarborough, and anybody else who blames Hiphop for America’s ills: Where are your pitchforks aimed at Ryan Giroux‘s iPod? Where are the panels discussing Adam Lanza‘s affinity for khakis and how they fit the profile of a mass murderer? I have yet to see James Holmes‘ record collection brought in as…

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Top Comments From “College Freshman Forgives Her Racist Roommate With An Elegant Response, But I Won’t”

We’ve received a lot of response to this article about a college student who made bigoted remarks about her Muslim roommate. Whenever issues of race are brought to light the opinions seem to polarize drastically. If you take a scroll down to the comments section of the article you’ll see what people candidly think behind the…

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