This is a must read thread. It’s unfortunately closed down now, but the comments alone gave me immense amounts of ideas to think about.
Here in sunny California, there are families of Mexican descent who’ve been here longer than my white ancestors. There are also people who arrive here everyday from Mexico, often without much in the way of resources. I have a friend who’s Mexican-American by descent but her family’s been in the US for several generations. She
If you blog about white privilege, you’re probably sick to death of people playing the “white trash” card in your comments. Their argument usually goes something like this: “Being white didn’t give me all these privileges you’re talking about.” “I know plenty of [minority] people who are better off than I am.” And the advanced