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Do You Benefit From White Supremacy?

Does wearing a hoodie threaten your life?

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    Wearing a hoodie doesn’t threaten your life
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    When you hear 'colonial' you think of New England cottages instead of dehumanization and empire
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    You’ve called something inconvenient ‘ghetto’
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    You think Quvenzhané Wallis is harder to pronounce than Zach Galifiniakis
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    You’ve felt nostalgia for any time period besides the present
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    You think you have an inner black woman
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    Your prolonged adolescence is called “quirk”
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    Your experiments in clothing and hair are viewed as ‘edgy’ instead of ‘ghetto’
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    You’ve laughed a little too hard at Dave Chappelle skits
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    When people compliment you they don't imply you're a rare credit to your race
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    You think eating hummus, avocados, or sriracha makes you a hip or more interesting person
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    If you’re 16 and pregnant, you get a tv show
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    Your teen angst is validated and explored by pop culture
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    You've asked to see the manager
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    You can expect the manager to look like you
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    Your presence is interpreted as an improvement upon the neighborhood
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    Wearing a beard doesn’t get you “randomly” searched
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    Generalizations about you don’t get you killed
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    You’ve used slavery as an analogy
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    You think civilization started with you
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    You’ve reached into someone’s hair without asking
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    You can purchase “nude” high heels or “flesh” colored bandages and expect them to match your skin
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    When you go shopping for makeup you know there will be products for your skin tone
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    You have access to many different narratives about your humanity
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    You’ve described a murderer as a “shy, quiet genius”
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    You’ve almost always had classes in which only people of your race are covered or mentioned
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    You mention your race when it’s irrelevant/nobody cares
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    Your graffiti is considered art
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    You assume people care about your opinion, even on topics you have no experience with
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    You can fail upwards in your career
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    You can self identify as a gun nut and not end up on a FBI watchlist
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    When things don’t go your way you expect authority figures to help you
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    When you go missing CNN cares
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    You bristle when a person of color says “white people”
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    You’ve never felt personally answerable for media representations of yourself
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    You’ve felt excluded because of the existence of minority student groups
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    You’ve used the phrase “digital lynching”
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    You’ve asked to see someone’s birth certificate
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    You’ve dressed up as a race for Halloween
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    You can speak without fearing your words will be used against your race
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    You’ve done blackface
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    You’ve accused someone of reverse racism
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    You’ve called an athlete a thug
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    You’ve told someone you’ve always wanted to be with someone of their kind
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    You think you can’t be racist because you’ve had a relationship with a person of color
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    You’ve told a cop “my taxes pay your salary”
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    You expect to be protected by cops
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    You weren't born here but when people complain about immigration they never mean you or your family
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    You’ve spoken up regarding accusations of bigotry more often than against actual bigotry
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    You’re not always punished for committing a crime
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    You think whiteness is a phenotype or culture instead of an institution of power
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    You participate in a society structured around your supremacy

 
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