If you don't have to think about it, it's a privilege. Check your privilege. Follow this link to find a short clip and analysis of the power of white privilege: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/videos/the-power-of-white-privilege
onlyblackgirl: mildishcambino: mixed-apocalyptic: guywithamohawk: The irony. In case anyone is wondering, 99% chance he is telling the Native guy that he is being honored, despite him saying that it isn’t honoring him in any way ^^^and what he really means when he says that is, “this is all the honor I think you deserve and nothing more.” He probably telling the native man to “chill out bro, you’re overreacting”
"Privilege is when you think something is not a problem because it's not a problem to you personally." [follow this link to find a short video and analysis of the white savior industrial complex and a kind of Western privilege: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2013/02/saving-the-savior-africa-for-norway.html]
We live in a time when conversations about privilege have become incredibly commonplace. It feels like privilege has gone pop – and that's not necessarily a good thing. Because when we talk about privilege, we must do so with the kind of complexity that holds people of privilege accountable.