[Note: A version of this essay ran in the Perspective section of the Baltimore Sun on July 4, 1999. It is a follow-up to an essay on the same subject that ran in July 1998.
By writing about the politics of white privilege—and listening to the folks who responded to that ... read more ››
[Note: This article by Robert Jensen, Department of Journalism, University of Texas, originally appeared in the Baltimore Sun newspaper.]
Here’s what white privilege sounds like: I’m sitting in my University of Texas office, talking to a very bright and very conservative white student about affirmative action in college admissions, which ... read more ››