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White Privilege

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We are rejoined by guest Law Ware to discuss several sources, some less formal than others. Cultural sources included:

1. Peggy McIntosh: "Unpacking the Invisible Backpack" (1989)
2. Tim Wise: "White Like Me" documentary (2016)
3. George Yancy: "Dear White America" (2015 editorial in the NY Times The Stone)
4. John McWhorter: "The Privilege of Checking White Privilege” (2015 editorial in the Daily Beast)

Academic articles included:

1. Charles W. Mills: "White Ignorance" (2007)
2. Lewis R. Gordon: "Critical Reflections on Three Popular Tropes in the Study of Whiteness" (2004) (From What White Looks Like, George Yancy, ed)
3. Lawrence Blum: "White privilege: A mild critique" (2008)

You may wish to first listen to our initial foray into philosophy and race, where we talked about DuBois, MLK, and others.

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McIntosh picture by Olle Halvars. [Peggy McIntosh, Charles Mills, et al Part One ]

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