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The Funny Thing About Privilege

Imani Gandy

To put it plainly, white people, including white women, have advantages simply by virtue of their skin color—advantages that I will never have. These advantages are often invisible. These advantages are also unearned. And that’s why talking to someone who has never considered their privilege about the fact that they have privilege can be so jarring for them.

[Photo: A Black mom smiles as she holds her child at a park.]

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