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The perils of associating ‘white’ with ‘privilege’ in the classroom

White privilege — the social advantage that benefits white people over others simply on account of skin color — has become a racial justice catchphrase. Peggy McIntosh, an academic who originated the term in 1989, described it like this: “An invisible package of unearned assets that I can count on cashing in each day, but […]