I am white, I am privileged.

Carly Mayer,
Portland, OR.

Often I hear white people say that they are not privileged because they aren’t wealthy, or because they aren’t straight, etc. But white people have a privilege that most of us are unaware of. We don’t get pulled aside at airports or pulled over by police officers or verbally assaulted solely due to our skin color. I am white and I am privileged.

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