"Being white means never having to think about it."
It is unnecessary to think if you have been followed in a grocery store, also, your way of wearing clothes and behavior in public are considered as racially neutral. Seeing your kind of people are represented to public on television daily is common occurrence, people are thinking about you are living in a putative life and with no interaction of crime.
Those are the signals of white privilege.
“white privilege is an invisible package of unearned assets which I can count on cashing in each day, but about which I was meant to remain oblivious” (Page 11 4th paragraph) wrote by Peggy McIntosh. Also she found that most of men are unwilling to admit …show more content…
On other hand, white people in America have some special rights that can help them gain acceptance, jobs, or status, and so on.
After the revelation of people gain unfair advantage than others just base on their skin color. She slowly realized the serious consequences of white privilege, and she decided to explore the issue first in herself, list those “unfair advantages” that she enjoyed, used her own daily experience to tell people about harm of white privilege, and how does it unfair for a person in another ethnic population. She listed forty-six different special circumstances and conditions that she experienced, and I decided to choose several important ones to explore the main idea of this article.
15. I did not have to educate our children to be aware of systemic racism for their own daily physical protection. …show more content…
America is not a free country anymore, not everyone can achieve their personal goal by putting effort in certain area, lots of status can only be achieved by certain people. She pointed out that white skin is an asset for white people from school to workplace. She continues wrote that White color privilege, obliviousness about male advantage, is append in to America culture, and it will take many decades to change the system. She questioned that whether there will be more people like her find those benefits of being white skin people, after they find that, whether they will continuously choose to use such advantages like male