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RACE + PSYCHOLOGY

Equality Feels Like Oppression to White People, And We Know Why

White privilege provides so many benefits that letting it go feels traumatic. Let's unpack this.

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Having white privilege is like playing your favorite video game with the cheat codes on, locked, and loaded. On the surface level, having…

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AfroSapiophile is a hub for critical thinking and analysis pertaining to civil rights, human rights, systemic racism and sexism across politics, entertainment, and history.

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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola

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