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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Culturally Responsive Education: Privilege




"Privilege exists when one group has something of value that is denied to others simply because of the groups they belong to, rather than because of anything they’ve done or failed to do. Access to privilege doesn’t determine one’s outcomes, but it is definitely an asset that makes it more likely that whatever talent, ability, and aspirations a person with privilege has will result in something positive for them.”
~Peggy McIntosh

White Privilege

“White Privilege is the other side of racism. Unless we name it, we are in danger of wallowing in guilt or moral outrage with no idea of how to move beyond them. It is often easier to deplore racism and its effects than to take responsibility for the privileges some of us receive as a result of it… once we understand how white privilege operates, we can begin addressing it on an individual and institutional basis.” ~Paula Rothenberg

Text from Rothenberg's book "White Privilege: Essential Readings on the Other Side of Racism


Articles from the library's databases


Source: "TEDxEMU - Justin Ford - Pedagogy of Privilege" by TEDx Talks, Standard YouTube license
Source: White Like Me. Dir. Jeremy Young, Scott Morris, Sut Jhally, Tim Wise. Media Education Foundation, 2013. Kanopy. Web. 9 Jun. 2020. | Log in with your GRC Student ID
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