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View Diary: Maybe if we take “White Guilt” out of the equation it will be easier to understand? (172 comments)

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  •  Having taught in multicultural settings, (0+ / 0-)

    it reminds me that names can convey meaning that can help or hurt.

    Brenda Jones
    Mary Smith
    Shaniqua Williams
    Maria Villareal
    Chandra Brown
    Mychal Wright

    (none of these are real people - that I know of)

    Do you have a preconceived idea what they look like?  How smart they are?  How well they can spell or do math?  How good of a worker they will be?

    That is part of white privilege.

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