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Stop Wallowing In Your White Guilt And Start Doing Something For Racial Justice
Acknowledging white privilege must lead to action, not just deeper reflection and despair. Otherwise, it becomes part of the problem.
The Logic Of White Male Discomfort
Robert F. Walsh
Long-time teacher, columnist for Hersam Acorn newspapers
I'm a straight middle class white male in America, and I'm really uncomfortable. Right now, that's how it should be.
I Am The Man: Pondering My Own Privilege
Kurt Michael Friese
Chef, Author, Political Gadabout
Yet if I am willing to accept my inheritance of all the good they did, all the success they had, then I need to recognize the flip-side of that coin. No one succeeds on his own. No one gains privilege without it costing someone else.
What SNL's '28 Reasons To Hug A Black Guy' Skit Was Missing
Tara Conley, James H. Burnett III, and Amanda Seales join Marc Lamont Hill to discuss SNL's "28 Reasons To Hug A Black Guy" skit.
Why SNL's '28 Reasons To Hug A Black Guy' Was Lazy
James H. Burnett III joins HuffPost Live to discuss Saturday Night Live's controversial Black History Month skit.
Just Between Us White Folks
Political writer, author, death penalty appeals lawyer
Somewhere along the line I've lost my own defensiveness about looking at or admitting where our culturally-conditioned racial stereotypes are still affecting me, and I can call it racism.
In Defense of Hypocrisy
The Cornell Sun
Student newspaper, Cornell University
As a white activist, I get this a lot. What does a white liberal weekend revolutionary know about police brutality? What gives me the cultural authority to quote the poetry of Gil Scott-Heron? And who the hell do I think I am?
More Than Money: When Downsizing Takes an Extra Bite Out of Us
The Hispanic Fanatic
As a first-generation Latino, I feel an irrational need to get back on the payroll quickly so I can resume being a role model
White Guilt Welcome
Novelist; surgeon, columnist, entrepreneur.
As the Darfur genocide enters its fifth year, the British are like an amnesiac; they have forgotten the role they played in creating the Arab killing machine.
White Guilt Not the Problem with Obama Surge
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author and political analyst
Race is still such a taboo subject that pricks so many fears and sensibilities, that the media and much of the public has given Obama a feather touch when it comes to a laser scrutiny of his past.
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