The nature of privilege is that privileged people aren’t taught about their privilege but are taught to not empathize or acknowledge the realities of marginalized peoples.
And when it comes to racism, our society wants to desperately say that we’re a colorblind nation and racism is something that ended with slavery – despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
To help you grapple with how different the experiences of white people and Black people can be in the US, check out this video by The Daily Show on what happens when a white man and a Black man assert their right to bear arms.
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