Recently I read “if there is some racial or gender privilege I am supposed to be privy to…” And then the author went on to list all of the difficult jobs they’ve performed in their life.

When I was a child, I would go to the Puyallup Fair. Never once did I think, “My grandparents were law abiding, hardworking, US citizens. The US government misprision end them here. They were forced to quit careers and college. They lost homes and businesses.”

That is one small example of white privilege. Not only that bad stuff happened to other people, not only was it done by the US Government, but part of our privilege is that instead of “Never Forget” we can easily forget to remember.


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