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Put an Asterisk Next to His Accomplishments: Why It’s So Difficult to Get a White Man to See, Much Less Admit, His Own Privilege

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his [privilege]┬ádepends on his not understanding it.” -Upton Sinclair, paraphrased Very few people see the world as it truly is. It’s not our fault; that’s just how human┬ábrains work. For the most part, we only see what we’re looking for, what our worldview and … Continue reading

Calling a Spade a Spade: Why the Charleston Murders Were a Terrorist Act

Plenty of ink has been spilled in the wake of the blood spilled by DSR (whom I shan’t dignify by further promoting his name) Wednesday night at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and while it may be that I likely won’t say anything that hasn’t been said elsewhere, and … Continue reading

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