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Response to noiretextatique (Original post)

Thu Apr 26, 2012, 05:00 PM

55. Wow ...

it would never occur to me to question someone in an elevator about why they are in the building, but it has happened to me several times. it doesn't matter what i wear, or how articulate i am. someone, usually a white person, can conclude i don't belong, and feel entitled to question me.


That is the exact example I use to explain of white priviledge/entitlement; but very few seem to understand ... very few non-people of color that is.

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