The Nature of Privilege

I somehow stumbled upon this little gem. I couldn’t have said it any better myself.

Here are just a few highlights from the article by TOURE in vice.com:

– “I can see where it would be uncomfortable for people to admit that their lives are shaped by unearned advantages, especially in an environment where those advantages may be beginning to to slip away, but the blindness itself is a part of the problem.”

– “Besides, blaming black people is as American as Apple computers.”

– “…the nature of privilege is that you don’t have to think deeply about your privilege if you don’t want to.”

Check out the full article here.