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The Limitations of ‘White Privilege’ with Khadijah Diskin

I was delighted that PhD researcher, Black Studies scholar and all round legend, Khadijah Diskin agreed to do a short interview with me about the The Limitations of ‘White Privilege’ Khadijah has previously written about this topic and so I was eager to ask her to share her critique with…

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Is White Privilege a Useful Term?

In class I’ve been asked why people say white people have privilege. So, let’s talk about it. Here’s my TikTok video and the script below: @racialliteracysolidarity ♬ original sound – RacialLiteracySolidarity The concept seems to have come from Peggy McIntosh’s 1989 essay, ‘White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack’. Peggy McIntosh’s list…

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White supremacy, white innocence and inequality in Australia

I gave this talk a year ago, just after so-called ‘Harmony Day’. Thinking about white supremacy and white crisis’today so I thought I’d post it here in case of it’s of any use. My 8-year old daughter was getting ready for ‘Harmony Day’ the other day, laying out her Indian…

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Rest in Power, Jo Cox

The racism of the Brexit campaign set the scene for the murder of Jo Cox. Her brutal killing is continuous with Breivik’s Utoya massacre. Then as now the peddlers of hate, from the those who ‘bravely’ spoke of the failures of multiculturalism, to those inciting hooligans to taunt refugee children …

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