white privilege

white privilege

Clearly, I’m not talking about myself but about this article by Jen Caron which, essentially, is her account of feeling uncomfortable with being white and skinny in yoga class and realizing it when a black woman who was not a size 2 placed her mat directly behind Jen’s. Caron’s article raises some...
I hate to be the one to break it to you, but Santa isn’t real. Those presents underneath the tree were probably from your parents. The noise of reindeer on the roof - an auditory hallucination brought on by childish innocence and too much egg nog. I needed to check, because some adults seem to have...
Open Letter to All White People, Every human being has the opportunity to dress as any character they want for Halloween, but for a white person to paint their face black to emulate a black character is wrong. Here are the reasons why: Black people would never do white face. Why would they? I saw...
“NOOOOOoooooooooooooUGghhhhhh!!” I let out a sign of pain and disappointment as I let my face fall into my hands. I’m watching Iggy Azalea’s newest music video “Bounce”. I’ve finally gotten around to seeing it after having a crazy couple of weeks with minimal access to the glorious World Wide Web...