Category Archives: Privilege

August 18

EFLC • • • • • • • • • • • New York • • • • • • • • On White Privilege

I am a white woman, the wife of a man who is African-American, and the mother of two children who are bi-racial.  I was grateful when President Obama spoke out after the George Zimmerman verdict, sharing his perspective as an African American man having experienced the oppression African American men and women experience in this […]

July 28

Dena R. Samuels • • • • • Colorado Springs, CO • On White Privilege

As a white female social justice activist and educator of many years, I still struggle with the pain that is caused by racism, sexism, heterosexism, etc. That pain rears its ugly head periodically and reminds me why I must remain committed to the work. I was at a social justice conference not too long ago […]