“I’m complicit in racism. And you are, too!”
White folks who date, hire, and welcome people of color into their homes – they may think they can’t possibly contribute to the problem of racism, but that’s far from the truth.
Now, Jordan Peele’s film Get Out has a lot of people talking about how white “allies” are complicit in racism. And it’s a discussion that’s been a long time coming.
So if you’re a white person, what can you learn about white privilege from Get Out? Drop in on this story based on a real conversation between friends, and you might be able to relate to what our protagonist learns about their role as an ally.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more, check out:
- What I Told My White Friend When He Asked for My Black Opinion on White Privilege
- 4 Reasons Why People of Color Can’t Cater to White People’s Guilt – Or Their Tears
M. Slade is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. They are a cartoonist and illustrator based in Westchester County, NY. Currently, they are the main illustrator for Doodlebook.org, a site that explores science concepts through comics. In their spare time, they can be found going to protests or overanalyzing video games and cartoons. You can check out their website here or their Tumblr here. Check out their comics here.