I don’t usually reblog a political post but this one, on white privilege and how to make a difference is worth a read
The people around me are still a little hungover. Election hungover.
But politics is not what I want to focus on today. I think everything that could be said has been said; and I want to focus on something a little more positive, regardless of what (and if) you voted.
This past week, many people have asked me ‘what can I do?’ in reaction to all this. For many people, the election results were a shock. So many of us didn’t realize how racist and sexist our world can be – because they don’t deal with it on a daily basis.
What is white privilege?
The term ‘white privilege’ has become more loaded over the past two years. Telling someone they’re privileged often sparks a negative and defensive response – people don’t like to be called privileged.
”What is white privilege? It’s the level of societal advantage that comes with…
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