Poor White Kid, Wheres My Privilege?

Redlands, CA.

Growing up on welfare, to a single mother in rural Michigan, I learned not to expect help from anyone. However, my whole life I have heard of this privilege that we all are given given because we are white. While I’ve never been in another persons footsteps, life hasn’t been very easy, and I have earned everything I have gotten. While there are definitely some racist people in this world, not always does it work in the white mans favor. Racism goes many ways, and I should not have to feel apologetic for being born white. What I have I have earned and fought for, NOTHING was given to me out of privilege.


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