Sitting in my psychology class at the University of California Berkeley, I felt my hands clam up and my body tense as my professor initiated a conversation about the White Student Unions that have recently popped up on Facebook over the past few months.
The news that a freshman has founded a White Student Union at Georgia State University has come across like a harmless college prank. But the Southern Poverty Law Center is keeping the White Student Union on its watch list because of its founder's ties to white supremacist groups.
When it comes to racial issues or issues of equality, there is still a lot of work to be done. The racial divide is slowly fading, but the line still exists in many communities across America. The White Student Union reminds us of this divide.
Clearly whiteness exists and it needs to be brought to a level of consciousness so everyone can see the true struggle of the Caucasian race. Like I said earlier, this special group of white men needs your help. Will you stand in solidarity?