“Karen” is a personality type, not a race. A personality can be changed. Race cannot be changed. “John” is used to describe a toilet and also someone who visits sexworkers, but it is widely understood that not all John’s are synonymous with that characterization.
There is a long history of white women making false claims that led to torture and murder of black men.
“When you are accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression”
The color of your skin determines your level of protection and advantage in specific societal institutions. Getting pulled over, having your resume considered, being promoted to positions of authority and policy influence.
White tears are a reminder to people of color that white people don’t notice racism on a daily basis; we only notice racism when the media presents it to us loudly enough. https://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/white-womens-tears-and-the-men-who-love-them-twlm/
Below is a list of 28 common racist attitudes and behaviors that indicate a detour or wrong turn into white guilt, denial or defensiveness. Each is followed by a statement that is a reality check and consequence for harboring such attitudes.
Acknowledging the gradients of your privilege is deeply challenging for those who don’t want to work towards taking personal responsibility. For instance, if you were oppressed emotionally or physically abused by a parent, it is hard to examine how others who seem emotionally confident have less privilege than you. Progressing out of victimhood is a painful process.
On Tuesday evening, 63 percent of white women voted for Roy Moore, a man accused of assaulting multiple teenage girls, and cruising for more—so aggressively that he was thought to have been banned from the Gadsen Mall. I’ll say it again: 63 percent of white women voted for the guy who was probably banned from a shopping mall for assaulting teenagers and for saying America was “great” during slavery. What world is this?
Explaining White Privilege To A Broke White Person https://www.huffpost.com/entry/explaining-white-privilege-to-a-broke-white-person_b_5269255
What I Told My White Friend When He Asked For My Black Opinion On White Privilege
Colorado State Senator Brilliantly Explains White Privilege
Watch this state senator brilliantly explain what white privilege is
‘Affluenza teen’ who killed 4 in drunk driving incident and fled to Mexico to be released after serving 2 years – Business Insider https://apple.news/AQeto8yKXTkKreFYEscw57A
Unexpected response to Manchester attack (demonstration of how white male privilege can be used for good)
The Privilege of Staying Out of Politics
‘Staying Out Of Politics’ Or ‘Not Caring’ About Politics Is Not A Thing Unless You’re Privileged
Cinematographer acknowledges white privilege
Dear Fellow White People
White privilege is a thing. And Rio was the perfect example
The 19th Amendment Did Not Grant Voting Rights to All Women | ZORA