Life Sucks Regardless of How Much Privilege You Have

Life Sucks

No life is devoid of struggle and pain. Life sucks regardless of how much privilege you have. But it usually sucks less if you’re privileged.

The Happy Dreams and Terrifying Nightmares of the Dad of Two Bi-Racial Kids

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Like many fathers, Kyle Wiley is aware of the racial tensions plaguing our country. Because his kids are bi-racial, that awareness, and the concerns it raises, hits very close to home. Here is his perspective.

Remaining Human: Learning to See the White Racial Frame

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“Every single day folks are dying. Not being able to take another breath. We are in a state of emergency. If you don’t feel that emergency, you are not human.” Patriss Cullors

Why White Dudes Freak Out About White Privilege

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Meg Ainsworth was disowned for dating a black man, so she knows a thing or two about racism.

What I Loved About the Job I Hated

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Cabot O’Callaghan learned priceless lessons working at a grocery store.

Rising to the Challenges of Our Time: White Racial Justice Organizing in Denver in Black Lives Matter Movement Times

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Chris Crass speaks with Zoë Williams, who believes in the power of grassroots efforts to create meaningful change.

11 Facts About White Privilege Everyone Should Know

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#CheckYourPrivilege isn’t meant to shut you down. It’s meant to make you think.

Dirtbag or Die

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Dirtbag culture is a conscientious objection to the so-called American Dream of “Work your ass off, pay taxes, and then die.”

Me? Entitled? You Must Be Talking About Somebody Else

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Jenny Kanevsky takes a hard look at her behavior and realizes the opposite of entitlement is respect.

How Mike Pence Helped The 2016 Republican Field

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence did his party’s presidential candidates a big favor by backing his state’s controversial “Religious Freedom Restoration Act.”

10 Reasons Why I Refuse When a White Person Wants to Talk To Me About Race

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Bryant Cross has noticed that after he expresses his pain and anger about racism, white people want to “talk”.

Why White People Freak Out When They’re Called Out About Race

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‘White fragility’ is a defensive response to real conversations about race.

But it Was a Joke, Come on Man

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We are horrified at blatant racist acts, but should we be?

How Can Asian America Ever Be Represented in (White) American Media?

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Matthew Salesses offers an adoptee’s take on ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ and explains the hope that comes with seeing someone like yourself in a leading role.

A Lesson in White Privilege

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What Selma taught this southern guy about the mind of white privilege