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    In Peggy McIntosh’s paper “White Privilege and Male Privilege”, Macintosh expresses that white privilege is unearned dominance that whites posses unknowingly, which gives them an advantage in society. She argues that by reviewing the denials surrounding white privilege, acknowledging white privilege’s existence, and the factors that protect these unearned advantages and dominance, we can then use these same unearned privileges to weaken the invisible privilege systems (McIntosh). Whites are taught in a careful manner not to recognize white privilege, further denying it even exists. Whites are taught that racism is something that puts others at disadvantage, but the more important part we are not taught about, is that it put others in advantage.…

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    White Feminism

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    it’s a white man’s duty to save the less civilized man from himself (Roosevelt). Close-minded thinking like that comes from a place of such arrogance. In the process of attempted saving, the white people end up destroying what was fine to begin with. The connection between feminism and imperialism seems like a far reach, but it’s tied together much more than it seems.…

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    White Fang

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    The novel White Fang, written by Jack London, is a historical fiction story following a number of characters through the hardships of the fight for gold in Yukon Territory, Canada, during the 1890s. The story is told in third person omniscient, following a select few characters as the story goes on, but mostly focusing on a young cub. He is the last surviving of his famine-stricken litter of pups, and who is later on named White Fang. We adventure with the brave White Fang as he learns the…

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    The color white is typically associated with purity and light. White is typically predominant in circumstances regarding elegance and symbolizes cleanliness. In “The Great Gatsby”, the color white is utilized to allude to the same ideas but in an ironic fashion. For example, Daisy and Jordan are said to be wearing white multiple times in the novel. When they are first introduced, Nick tells the reader that, “They are both in white and their dresses were rippling and fluttering as if they had…

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    White Culture

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    In the article “WHITE MEANS NEVER HAVING TO SAY YOU’RE ETHNIC” by Pamela Perry. The author said that on the lack of white "culture" is a compelling article about culture, and if you are white, you do not always think about it.The author has been interview two high school students, they both are white.They have cultureless to their own culture. One high school was around white neighborhood lives with them.Another one high school was racially diverse neighborhood there was not that much to white…

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    I agree with your statement. The arrangement that Mr. Rich White and Mr. Poor White was not right and shows racism they were going in order to use the blacks to get what they want, which was earning more money. I believe that Mr. Rich really wanted Mr. Poor to use him as a resource. He essentially want him to be able to get to fulfill his wants and needs in a situation. Clearly, that is why he mentioned black to him so he able him to complete his dirty work for him. Racism was the key in the…

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    color “white” in both Sonnet 12 and 99 represents one of Shakespeare’s most prominent themes: the inevitable concept of time, in Sonnet 12, the narrator, reflects that the only defense against Time’s scythe is having children (leaving behind a legacy), while in Sonnet 99, the narrator condemns four different types of flowers for stealing attributes of his beloved (the Lilies stole the whiteness of his beloved’s hand, for example). In Sonnet 12, the narrator uses the color “white” to represent…

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    author William Golding creates suspense and confusion as kids progress as their own evil selves in this novel. In the green and scar filled jungle, the sandy beach, and the rock and cliff filled mountain terrain in the boat shaped island, Golding portrays the color white in the novel as a symbol for purity and innocence for civilization. During Simon’s wrongfully killing for him being mistaken as the beast, the little boy is presented as an innocent being of civilization. The waters of the…

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    area. I grew up in a small town with the typical ‘white picket fence’ stereotype. I grew up in an area that never experienced a high level of crime. As a full time student at Westfield State University, I have been lucky enough to receive a college education. I have been privileged enough to receive an undergraduate degree from a public university. I am receiving a degree in Communication. As a future communication work, I would be considered ‘a guard of the system’ As a communication student,…

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    Growing Up White: How living in a white neighborhood formed me I grew up in Arlington Heights, Illinois. It is a village of 75,000 people located forty-five minutes north west of Chicago. Race was never an issue in my life. I never felt racially profiled, and never been judged for being white. Race is not something I am confident in talking about, and is not something I am comfortable discussing. I attended Rolling Meadows High School where twenty-five percent of the students are Hispanic,…

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