The Importance Of White Privilege In Education

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no other choice. Same goes for education; you go where it is free or you get the best you can afford, which might also mean going somewhere close to home.
According to Weber, we become trapped within iron cages. Majority individuals are trapped when it comes to white privilege. A person cannot stop being white; therefore, they will always reap the benefits of white privilege even if they feel they have done nothing to earn the privileges. Minorities on the other hand feel stuck in their lives because of disadvantages. Since most African Americans do not receive the same education as Caucasian students, they are not prepared for college in the same way. Less education leads to fewer opportunities. If African Americans are not provided with the same education, most likely they will not reach the same level of success as Caucasian students. Race alone does not lead to a poor education; social economic status also influences education. An African American child going to an inner city public school is not going to receive the same education as a Caucasian child going to a private school near Harvard University. Therefore, race and social
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Policy sociologists look for solutions that will end white privilege and that will lead to equal opportunities for people of all races, genders, and social classes. Policy sociologists talk about white privilege in classes because it is important that everyone is aware. Durkheim is mentioned by policy sociologists because he talked about integration. Policy sociologists think integration among majority and minority individuals is important because it gets people to work together against an issue. Collective consciousness is emphasized because most whites believe that people of different races, genders, and social classes should be equal. Since most whites hold this important belief, policy sociologists suggest that whites use their power to create

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