I’m still not sure I agree with this way of describing discrimination and the lack thereof. I think because almost all the things that are said to be the ‘privilege’ of white people are things I think of as human rights that are being denied to other groups. Not being harassed for one’s skin color ought to be a right, not a privilege. So I think of it as rights that the non-dominant groups are deprived of rather than privileges the dominant groups are boasting.

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