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micdotcom:

15 questions white people will never have to ask themselves

Many white people may never truly understand why incidents like the Michael Brown shooting infuriate blacks and other people of color — even when it’s clear that race plays a large, looming role in how the situation snowballed to the 18-year-old’s death.

This is in part because white people can move through daily life without constantly thinking about how their race will be perceived. Part of having white privilege is the freedom from worrying about racism, a freedom their black counterparts have never known. But it gives black people a unique yet challenging perspective by which they navigate the world. 

African-American scholar W.E.B. DuBois called this “double consciousness,” Follow micdotcom

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blastortoise:

this guy i was debating with about the mike brown case was like “well you weren’t there and i was there so no one can know what happened”

and i just looked at him like and said let’s just throw history books away because they are all wrong, how can we know what happened in the civil war if none of us were there.

Like whites have the most asinine arguments.

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laina:

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