What Does It Mean to Be White?. This presentation is largely based on a PowerPoint created by Dr. Derald Wing Sue. Dr. Sue’s DVD-Video lecture is available from the Microtraining and Multicultural Development web site at: http://www.emicrotraining.com/race1.html. WHAT IS WHITE PRIVILEGE?.
“White privilege” is a name for the unearned advantages and benefits that accrue to “white” (or lighter skinned) people by virtue of a system that establishes the experiences, values, and perceptions of their group as the norm and what is most desired or esteemed.
How are their answers different from those given by white people?
Japanese Americans behind barbed wire at Manzanar Internment camp, California, in 1942
For people perceived as “white,” whiteness means