Post Tagged with: "white privilege"


Lipscomb University's President Putting Cotton on a Table at a Black Student Dinner Shows Why Cultural Awareness Matters

Lipscomb University’s President Putting Cotton on a Table at a Black Student Dinner Shows Why Cultural Awareness Matters

The president of Lipscomb University serving collard greens and cornbread to students with cotton centerpieces raises deeper questions about cultural awareness and white privilege.

How This Racially Tone-Deaf Ad Made Cavs Owner Dan Gilbert’s Week Worse

How This Racially Tone-Deaf Ad Made Cavs Owner Dan Gilbert Apologize

The businessman team owner admits “We screwed up” after his company posted “dumb” slogan. 

Lindsay Graham on White Men

Whose Presidency Would Benefit ‘White Men in Male-Only Clubs’?

What U.S. Senator actually said that? Find out the context of the remarks and also hear what he had to say about Baptists.

Bill O'Reilly, Jon Stewart

VIDEO: Jon Stewart Argues With Bill O’Reilly About White Privilege

FOX News host Bill O'Reilly's answer to white privilege? Oprah. Check out his entire conversation with Jon Stewart here.

Oxford University Press

Ask the White Guy: Is the Oxford Dictionary Definition of Racism Too White for You?

The short answer: yes. But an understanding of white privilege is required for further insight.

Ask the White Guy Young White Male

Ask the White Guy: ‘I’m a Young White Male; What Do I Have to Apologies (sic) For?’

A 21-year-old chemical-engineering student asks a question. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti has an answer.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: Black Troublemaker or Honest Broker?

A reader asks: "Does it make me a troublemaker if I point out that promotions are going to lesser-qualified white people?"

Ask the White Guy on Racism, Bigotry & White Privilege

The White Guy says that while some white people dislike the concept of white privilege, it is possible to use white privilege to open doors for others for the greater good.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

What Is White Privilege?

Question: So in order for someone to be racist, they must be a minority in the entire country? What about places where blacks predominate like Detroit and D.C. where they hold the political power?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Does Reverse Discrimination Exist?

Question: A situation I have always wondered about is the preponderance of companies that have instituted work-force diversity programs and the conflict of "true work-force diversity" with white privilege. As the "White Guy," tell me your thoughts about this conflict and how the White Guy feels about this.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Why Do White Americans Ignore Their ‘White Privilege’?

Question: Why do you think white Americans ignore their "white privilege" that is a direct result of the history of slavery in this country? For example, I often hear whites comment, "I didn't own any slaves ... so why do I owe an apology/money/etc?" I just want to scream, "Yeah, but you ALL directly benefit from it."

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

‘Arm Candy’ Employees and White Privilege

Question: Since you are aware of your white privilege, how has your walk in life changed? When you are in situations where it is clear that your whiteness has availed you a benefit, do you do anything differently?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Does Success in Media Hinge on Being White?

Question: It appears that you are familiar with the ways that racism, white privilege and institutionalized oppression play out in the wide world. Do you think that if you were a person of color you would be getting the type of airspace, publicity that you are getting now? How will you utilize your power and position for good, to eliminate bias and allow the voices of the oppressed and people of color be validated and heard by the larger white masses?