Quick thoughts on racism

29 June, 2012 at 9:50 am (Uncategorized)

[In response to people saying there’s racism about white people too.]

While a number of individual white people are systematically oppressed on other grounds, such as gender, class, etc, they are not systematically oppressed due to their whiteness the way a person of colour is oppressed due to their non-whiteness. Thus, they are not subject to racism but rather privileged by it.

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