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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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    The White People film dives into the issue whites and different ethnicities view white privilege. Whites believe that they have disadvantages by being the majority; on the other hand minorities see how whites don’t have their every move looked at and criticized. In the film they give many statistics but a big one is by the year of 2025 whites will be the minority in the United States. There are terms like the “melting pot” or many backgrounds coming together in the U.S. and colorblindness, the…

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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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    For instance, the color white is representative of the idea of virginity and innocence and is also associated with women because of what the color white symbolizes. The symbolism of the color white is widely used in literature. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the color white is initially used to describe Daisy as feminine and innocent, however, as the plot continues, the color white represents how under Daisy’s pure and beautiful appearance, she is really shallow and selfish. When…

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    White Supremacism

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    past, white laborers developed an idea of "whiteness" and of white matchless quality contrary to black bondage that described black slaves as their inferiors. Hence, Roediger clarifies how whiteness was framed as a deplorable reaction to industrialization and the ensuing collaboration of the working white class. Regardless of the impact of Marxist hypothesis all alone chronicled advancement, Roediger illuminates the peruser that material and class contemplations are not adequate to clarify…

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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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    White Tiger

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    In the book, White Tiger by Aravind Adiga speaks a lot about the socioeconomic status of India and Balram, the main character of this story tells about how he feels India is like a rooster coop. Balram compares India to a rooster coop by talking about how the poor, or the people who are stuck in the Darkness because they are often times cramped into a small tiny space with no room to grow. He also mentions that they are like roosters because they watch each other get “slaughtered” but cannot…

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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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