White Privilege Research Paper

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The concept of white privilege refers to the benefits that white people get from society that people of color don't. To put it another way, it is a luxury that white people get for being white. According to Peggy McIntosh, " white privilege is like an invisible package of unearned assets that one can count on cashing in each day but about which one was meant to remain oblivious" (McIntosh, 1988). The whole concept boils down to the color of ones skin giving them advantages over people with different skin tones. In my opinion, white privilege does exist. For example, people of color are more likely to get followed around when shopping, than are white people. White privilege is also noticeable in the school system. Two children can misbehave

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