After reading the assigned chapters in Part 3 of the Rothenberg text, write a paper that discusses the phrase ‘white privilege’ as it relates to societies and to you. This paper must use support from all six essays to identify and evalutate the objectives noted below:
1.Peggy McIntosh-White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
2.Tim Wise-Membership Has Its Priviileges: Thoughts on Acknowledging and Challenging Whiteness.
3.Alex Shams- Are Iranians People of Color? Persian, Muslim, and Model Minority Race Politics.
4.Robin DiAngelo-My Class Didn\’t Trump My race: Using Oppression to Face Privilege.
5. Lawrence Otis Graham- I taught my black Kids that their elite upbringing would protect them from discrimination. I was wrong.
6. Michael Eric Dyson- Where Do We Go After Ferguson?
Define privilege. According to the authors, what practice(s) create white privilege? What does it mean to claim that whiteness is privileged and normalized in contemporary U.S. society?
Explore the meaning of the invisibility of privilege. Is this invisibility sustained in modern societies? If so, how is it sustained and by whom?
Discuss the relationship between class and race in the United States. Do you believe the economic system of capitalism encourages American citizens to take advantage of these privileges? Why, or why not? How might these privileges have played a role in how you were raised? Provide examples in your life that suggests or dispels this privilege of whiteness.
This paper must be 3-4 pages in length, double-spaced. You do not need to provide an abstract for this paper; however, you must include citations from each of the you used essays and provide a Reference List correctly formatted in APA style.
Noted: African-American female point of view