Daily Effects of White Privilege/Racism

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Daily Effects of White Privilege/Racism

Wk8…Read Dr. Peggy McIntosh’s article: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack https://nationalseedproject.org/white-privilege-unpacking-the-invisible-knapsack (Links to an external site.)   


· Peggy McIntosh Daily Effects of White Privilege. McIntosh said: “I was taught to see racism only in individual acts of meanness, not in invisible systems conferring dominance on my group.”

1. What are your thoughts on the above material? Are you familiar with these theories? Please respond to McIntosh’s and Wise’s theories.

2. What do you think is the significance and implication of this material for human services professionals?