The White Privilege In Diangelo And Sensoy

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The white privilege form DiAngelo and Sensoy that I would be using is the positioning of whites as racially innocent. During the dialogue between the two friends this concept of becoming the ‘perfect stranger’ applies directly to this case. After the scenario between the BF and the security guard, the Bf explained her reasoning of why she stood so firm against having her belongings being searched. She saw this search as being “racially profiled”. However, even though the BF explained to her WF why she was refusing this random search, the WF mentally refuse to see the racial perspective that her BF portrayed, and became the ‘perfect stranger'. “I don’t know anything about that. It’s never happened to me.” According to Diangelo and Sensoy, this

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