“White People Explain Why They Feel Oppressed”
“Modern white Americans are one of the most powerful groups of people to ever exist on this planet and yet those very people — or, if you’re white, you people — staunchly believe that the primary victims of modern racism are whites. We see this in poll after poll. A recent one by the Public Religion Research Institute found 52 percent of whites agreed, “Today discrimination against whites has become as big a problem as discrimination against blacks and other minorities.” A 2011 study led by a Harvard Business School professor went deeper to find that “whites see race as a zero sum game they are losing.”…
why should I be an unpaid armchair psychiatrist interpreting the feelings of white people when I could just ask them? I mean, they’re all over the place and available for study in their natural habitat. So I did my own unscientific poll, asking several white people to help me understand white people. Based off the responses, I found three primary explanations for why so many white folks feel like they are the true victims in America today”
Sometimes white people vex me. Maybe they confuse you, too. Maybe you're a white person who is sometimes confused by…www.vice.com
I feel like there are men doing this about ladies too. And Americans about non-Americans, especially in STEM, it’s so weird.
Related: “Whites Believe They Are Victims of Racism More Often Than Blacks” ← my post about original study, which is short; “What does it mean to be white?”; “President Obama has a theory about why people support Donald Trump. But he’s wrong.”