White People Are Just American Essay

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Americans are aware of the different cultures varying races, however, often deny the fact that white people have their own distinct culture as well. Nevertheless, this odd and seemingly harmless trend is actually dangerous because it allows people to deny white privilege. White people are invisible in our society. They are seen as normal people, without a culture or distinct characteristics. Comedian Trevor Noah noted how we call people of different races “African American,” “Asian American,” and “Native American,” but we don’t refer to white people as “European American” (Polito). White people are just American. We see them as the default in our society, while all other races are considered to be the other. Similarly, comedian Hari Kondabolu
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