Tag Archives: Privilege

Social Justice and FSL

For those who have perused my blog, you may have noticed two particular themes which seem to appear time and again: Social Justice and Fraternity and Sorority Life. These are two areas that have become rather important to me personally. … Continue reading

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The -Isms V. Bigotry

So There has been a lot of issues coming up lately about this idea of racism. Many people throw it around quite a bit but very few seem to truly understand what it means. Most use the simplest definition they … Continue reading

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Racism Exists

If you have any doubt, look at responses from the Supreme Court today in regards to opening statements on the Fisher case, particularly Justice Scalia’s. Typically, on here I discuss systemic issues. This means larger issues that are typically hidden … Continue reading

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The Ridiculousness of Reading a WHITE Guys Blog to Learn About Racism in the US

Ta-Nehisi Coates has written some incredible things recently that have gotten a lot of media attention. I bring that up to introduce today’s topic – the modern civil rights fight. The fight for Civil Rights in the 50’s and 60’s … Continue reading

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Reading list to begin understanding Systemic Racism in the US

Based on conversations surrounding the #BlackLivesMatter movement, death of unarmed Black individuals by Police, and media coverage of protest and riots, I think we should address the idea of being Black in the United States (as a side note, if … Continue reading

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White Student Unions are not a necessity

So for today, I would like to address the rise in groups such as “White Student Unions” around the nation. My own undergraduate ¬†institution has one. These are obviously necessary since these institutions were never historically for only White students … Continue reading

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If You Aren’t Disgusted Yet, You Should Be….

So what is my “rant” about today, you may be wondering. My rant is about, you guessed it, privilege. When I say privilege, I do not meant, “it is my privilege to ______ you.” I do not mean the discussion … Continue reading

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Time DOES Matter

Ok, so several feel I am beating a dead horse. There has been this huge argument recently about, you guessed it, Missouri. The debate has ranged from questions of free speech to wondering why the president deserved to be removed. … Continue reading

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My Attempt to Explain Privilege

*edited* Ok, hopefully at this point you have heard a bit about what has been going on either at Missouri or Yale (preferably both). I would love to explain the issue with a number of comments attempting to nullify or … Continue reading

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