Undeniable Proof 'White Privilege' Is Real

By Mike Fishmore | May 23, 2024

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Opinion: This article contains commentary which reflects the author's view.


The tragic killing of George Floyd in May 2020 and the resulting justified outrage led to a collective reflection on how we might unknowingly benefit from systemic racism. 
 

 

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It is uncomfortable but true that white privilege often involves benefiting from the marginalization of people of color, whether through predominant representation in the media or not facing scrutiny about citizenship status. 

Uncomfortable but true

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The events of January 2021, where a mob of Trump supporters breached the Capitol, have once again brought attention to the stark contrast in how law enforcement treats these protesters compared to the Black Lives Matter demonstrators in 2020.