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The Shadow

How Can I Believe in White Privilege When I’m So Poor?

Your Other Dad says one kind of privilege doesn’t guarantee another

Photo: Cottonbro for Pexels.

“Dear Other Dad —

I grew up on welfare — still am. My parents have been out of work for a year. I don’t even know if I’ll go to college and if I…

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David Valdes

David Valdes

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David Valdes is a Cuban-American playwright and author. He’s written about family, race, and LGBTQ issues for the New York Times, Boston Globe, and HuffPo.