Reject the Tether

Political Discussion, Uncategorized
  • We must actively seek to destroy the tether of White. It allows for the continued rejection of change.
    • Instead of having to claim one’s “whiteness” in order to access privilege, White as the empowered member of the binary needs to be dissolved, rejected, and stripped of its given power… This takes a good amount of re-writing and re-thinking…
    • Peggy McIntosh[1], I thank you for everything you have accomplished, but I want to change your term; not to rewrite your accomplishment of awareness, but to expand it. Insert the term Homogenous Privilege
      • [1] Peggy McIntosh is an author and thinker known for her essay, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.”

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