Cultural Appropriation: What is It and Why is It a Problem

By ALISON SUMMERFIELD June 23rd, 2018 “The intent in cultural appreciation is usually benign but as it moves to the appropriation it becomes more exploitative. But motives are often mixed, sometimes subconscious and what’s perceived as appropriation could have been…

White Privilege Exists: Here’s How We Know

By JONATHAN BRILL October 1, 2017 “Up until 2011, getting caught with one gram of crack (disproportionately favored by poor blacks) got the same sentence as 100 grams of cocaine (disproportionately favored by middle and upper class whites). “ Aside…

Does White Privilege Apply to Light Skin Minorities?

By VICTORIA TAI August 26, 2017 “People think I’m smart, they think I’m safe, they invite me into their homes to help children with subjects like physics, chemistry, and math.”   I feel a lot of positive discrimination: People think…