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    Am I a White American? Being a white American with fairly tan skin has become a bit of a challenge for me considering the diverse world we live in today. Often times I am asked what are you? My quick response is always I am an American. Being that my answer never satisfies their question they feel the need to ask the complicated question. What’s your ethnicity? To satisfy them I explain how my ancestors were from somewhere in Europe and that is simply all I know. You see though that puts me in a

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    Ebner-Eschenbach‚ perhaps describes the harm of "white privilege" on American society. By its very definition privilege is a grace bestowed on one over another (Webster‚ 2006). In that sense‚ privilege is in and of itself an opposition to equality. In racial terms‚ if one group has been historically privileged over another‚ there will never be equality between the groups until a catastrophic new beginning can occur removing all trace of the bestowed privilege. White American privilege is the result of a country

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    of African Americans 1. African Americans love fried chicken‚ hot sauce‚ and grape soda. 2. Large populations of African Americans are lazy and uneducated. 3. They are obsessed with their television shows. 4. African Americans sag their pants and wear clothes that are too big. 5. African Americans drop more money on their hair (Weave‚ perm‚ braids‚ etc.) than their own house bill. 6. African Americans only listen to hard core rap music. 7. African Americans still to this

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    The White Mans Burden

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    What is your general interpretation of the poem? My general interpretation of the poem is that Kipling presents that white people have an obligation to rule over people from other races or ethnicities. Also‚ it suggests that the “burden” of white people‚ is to help other countries to develop around the world. Finally‚ Kipling is suggesting that we need to “Take up the White Man’s Burden” meaning that we‚ the United States‚ must begin to colonize places around the world. I think that Kipling specifically

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    self-analyse that she did to realize about the real existence of a white privilege and male privilege. The author initiated an analytical thinking through an ordinary job situation. This is very hard thing to do‚ most of the people get stuck into their routine‚ and so they can’t realize the deep issues around themselves. In fact‚ the author figured out that white people are taught during their entire life to not recognize white privilege‚ on the same way as males do not recognize male privilege

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    White Privilege

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    White Privilege A variety of factors within our society prevent equal opportunity. We still live in a racialized society where the color of our skin often determines how we are treated. Many white people do not recognize‚ or want to recognize that race still significantly impacts lives. Many white people are taught growing up not to think as racial beings‚ and this may contribute to many denying the privileges that go along with being white. Historically‚ the goal for equality and opportunity

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    White Privilege

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    it’s a simple concept: white privilege refers to the both minor and significant advantages that white people have in today’s American society. To be honest reading this article was a huge eye opener for me. I still struggle with both believing that white privilege exists and figuring out how to get rid of it. I have never felt that I was privileged to be white‚ however‚ I suppose that could be because as McIntosh states “whites are carefully taught not to recognize white privilege” After reading

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    the so called white privilege came about in the United States and how it was a big joke. He talks about how especially back during the Civil War that the world was off balance. White people were clearly more privileged and they may not have realized it until slavery came about. He mentions that the middle class people were fooled by those of the Elite class. The Elite class made them feel as though they were more important than there servants‚ which were normally African Americans‚ even though‚ the

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    White Privilege

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    Strode In Peggy McIntosh’s article “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible backpack” we see detailed examples of how white people are extremely privileged in ways that people of other races may never understand. Even though sometimes we do not realize this is happening it has been seen to be true in many things throughout history and in the world today. One of the parts of this article that caught my eye and made me think a bit was the list of 26 white privileges that McIntosh wrote about in

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    The American Dream

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    2012 The American Dream What is the American Dream? The American Dream is an idea people have that they can have happy and successful lives if they work hard enough. Since the Mayflower brought over the first settlers‚ America has attracted people all over the world to relocate to our country just to start a new and free life. They all had a dream‚ something we call the “American Dream”. We may think the American Dream doesn’t mean much but for some it could mean everything. The American Dream can

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