There's a lot of talk about white privilege now a days, do you believe that it exists?


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Walt O'Reagun Profile
Walt O'Reagun answered

No ... Whites who grow up in poor neighborhoods are just as "unprivileged" as minorities.  And minorities who grow up in affluent neighborhoods are just as "privileged" as whites.

Note the word "privilege", though. 
Nobody is entitled to success ... There is no Right to it.
Even people who grow up surrounded by affluence can be unsuccessful, even if they take advantage of all opportunities.

hey cameron Profile
hey cameron answered

I think being white gives you some advantages that you don't see unless you're on the outside. But that applies to almost anything depending on the circumstances. Being male or female or old or young can be an advantage too.

Retiredkop Retiredkop Profile

If people quit playing the color card maybe, just maybe there would be some hope for this world! I grew up in Detroit, I listened to my bigoted parents classify people by race and or origin.  Thank God it made me realize that no matter the color, or origin, they had one thing in common, they were all PEOPLE!  As such, some were good, some, not so much!  PRIVLIDGE to me means having a goal and attaining that goal through honesty, hard work, and having a good attitude toward others!

ALittleLostGirl NamedSam Profile

To me its hardly about whites with power but men. It is a man's world out there. Its true in some places whites might have more power but in another place blacks or Mexicans or asians have more power. But whatever race someone is does not matter. Everyone can grow up poor, with sickness, with money. The only one that can make a difference on how you are viewed is you.

Cookie Hill Profile
Cookie Hill answered

Yes,  there are some who can live anywhere they choose in the world with no problems, even being affluent does not change the way people    feel about you in their hearts. It is good that God sees what's in the heart of a person not their outside appearance.  1 Samuel 16:7

Darik Majoren Profile
Darik Majoren answered

Depends on the "region" of this country. In MANY places south, there is still MUCH privilege granted to those of lighter skin tone.

Ty Hibb Profile
Ty Hibb answered

It would certainly depend on who you asked the question. Their life's experience would dictate their answer as opposed to what has happened to millions of others.

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