McIntosh188 - up in a rural Wisconsin town when filling out job applications I’d always check the Caucasian box when asked my race It just made

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McIntosh Essay p. 188 Peggy McIntosh’s article on white privilege was very intriguing. I especially enjoyed the list of 25 “white privileges.” It made me think to myself about which ones applied to me and if any of them didn’t why not. In all cases I feel that I’ve been fortunate enough to have these same privileges. For me I’d even like to add a few privileges that I have being bi-racial. Growing
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Unformatted text preview: up in a rural Wisconsin town when filling out job applications I’d always check the Caucasian box when asked my race. It just made sense to giving that I honestly thought that it would give me a better chance of getting the job. On the other side when it came down to applying to colleges and applying for financial aid, I would check the African-American box....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EFN 205 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '08 term at Wisc La Crosse.

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