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Examples Of Privilege By Eres Privilegiada

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“Eres privilegiada”, “You’re privileged”, my mother would say to me every time I would get off the car when arriving to school. At the time this meant nothing to me, because I was not sure what she meant by privilege. To me, my families’ money placed us nowhere near privilege. I defined privilege as having a beautiful car, having a nice home, and having money to buy every item you ever wanted; all those objects were things that my family lacked. Now, I see her point. She was never trying to say that I was privileged for the money my family had, but for the education I was able to receive. We were looking at my life from two different perspectives. I was looking at my life through the eyes of disadvantage, and others looked at my life as a form
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