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RUNNING HEAD: WHITE PRIVILEGE. 1 White Privilege Name Instructor Course code Date
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. WHITE PRIVILEGE. 2 White privileges refer to the social benefits that white people get beyond those experienced by people of color in the same social, political and economic areas. It is received as a result of racism and once one understands how it works is when they can begin addressing it on an individual basis (Andres, 1984). Here are two examples of white privilege: a white person can wear and act how they like without being labeled a low life or thug. Secondly, a white teenager does not have to worry about being bullied or given nicknames because of their color. Most whites today are not racists but still oppress the people of color innocently or unknowingly. This is because it creates a lot of advantages and brings a sense of immunity to a lot of challenges for white people. Although most whites tend to deny the existence of white privilege, it is there and very important in their day to day lives. This is because they gain a lot from it regardless of their
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