What are the privileges that you have in this society that other people in the same society do not…
Eli Waj
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Well, I’m 6'5". People are less willing to harass me. That advantage is doubled because I’m a male.

I’m white, and practical observation has taught me I’m more likely to be trusted as a witness and less likely to be to interpreted as a threat by police.

And, for better or worse, people who look like me are more willing to listen to me. I’m also educated, so I can explain myself pretty well to a lot of people I come across.

Basically, the way I look and present allows me to occupy spaces during times of conflict that may help others.

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