The Article ' Unpacking The Invisible Backpack '

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In the article Unpacking the Invisible Backpack, McIntosh states “I think whites are carefully taught not to recognize white privilege, as males are taught not to recognize male privilege” I think that statement is true since people can become a part of situations related to privilege unintentionally and cannot help how they were born. I believe McIntosh explore of white privilege is all about and how power is established in the everyday life of all people in America. She says "White privilege" is stated to consist of an "invisible weightless knapsack" of useful goodies. A list of these goodies includes "special provisions, maps, passports, codebooks, visas, clothes, tools and blank checks." I think her take on that would be the ability to go through society as a white person without having the disadvantages of another racial group such as African Americans however she questions on how she is going to use this advantage of having white privilege, will she use her white privilege as a means of power to benefit only herself or will she change and transfer the way of how her power is different from others. Jensen also has some of the same questions as McIntosh, in the excerpt White Privilege Shapes the U.S. Jensen askes a student “if we live in a world of white privilege--unearned white privilege--how does that affect your notion of a level playing field” the student responds by saying it doesn’t really matter, acknowledging he has an unearned white privilege but ignores
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