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17 Deplorable Examples Of White Privilege

And this isn't even the tip of the iceberg.

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1. Because of white privilege, you'll never have to worry about becoming the victim of law enforcement officers.

Think about Jonathan Ferrell, Amadou Diallo, even Oscar Grant. It isn't a coincidence that hundreds of incidents like these have been happening for years.

2. Thankfully, you'll never have to know what it feels like to see your teenage son's death being mocked.

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Yes, that is someone dressed as Trayvon Martin. Yes, you're looking at someone in blackface. In 2013.

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5. Because of white privilege, you'll never know what it's like to have the following statistic looming over your head.

According to this report , one-third of black men will go to prison at least once in their lifetime.

7. White privilege allows you to speak on any particular subject without being the sole representative for your entire race.

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White privilege allows you to believe that all people of color think alike and share similar views.

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8. White privilege means no one questions why you got that really great job; it's assumed you were just highly qualified.

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Also, it means that you got into that prestigious university based on merit, not because a certain quota had to be filled.

9. White privilege means not having to worry about your hair, skin color, or cultural accessories as the reason you didn't get a job.

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People of color must assimilate every.single.day. It's hard to break free of the ways of the dominant hegemony and forge your own path.

10. White privilege means you don't have to worry about being monitored in a store just because the hue of your skin is a bit darker than most.

12. White privilege means not being affected by negative stereotypes that have been perpetuated and ingrained so much into American society that people believe them to be fact.

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16. White privilege means that you're never just your own person.

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For example, Nicki Minaj is often referred to as the "black Lady Gaga." I guess black people can't be quirky or eccentric.

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