October 18, 2018
The term “white privilege” has sparked heated discussions throughout the country. People often assume that the expression means that all Caucasians are racist, which is not the case.
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“White privilege” is the inherent advantages possessed by a white person on the basis of their race in a society characterized by racial inequality and injustice.
“It’s not an indictment of an individual; it’s just an observation of a social structure,” Dr. Phil says. “It doesn’t mean that as a white person that you should feel guilt, or shame, or some kind of blame. It just means that there is a structure in our society that reflects a racial injustice.”
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So, what can people on both sides of privilege do to help combat the “white privilege” problem? Below is a list of suggested solutions that can help you move in the right direction.
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