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EXPLAINING WHITE PRIVILEGE TO A BROKE WHITE PERSON. Years ago, some feminist on the internet told me I was “Privileged.” “THE F*CK!?!?” I said…. So when that feminist told me I had “white privilege,” I told her that my white skin didn’t do shit to prevent me from experiencing poverty. Then, like any good, educated feminist would, she directed me to Peggy McIntosh’s 1988 now-famous piece, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.”

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