White Privilege and Colorism
questions and include your answers when you submit your assignment.
What is White
you are White, what are examples you can think of where you have experienced
and/or currently experience White privilege?
you are a person of color, what are some examples of being denied privilege due
to your color?
other kinds of privileges exist in American society, such as male, wealth, beautify,
stature, education, last name?) How do they provide privilege?
you think of privileges that change, depending on the social context, such as a
deaf student using sign language in a deaf community, or an African American
member of NAACP)? Provide some examples.
What is colorism? How did this idea develop, and what are its
are some examples of colorism within today’s overall American society?
what extent does colorism exist within each minority community in the U.S.?
Give some examples.
Write a 350- to
700-word essay comparing and contrasting White privilege and colorism, using
the answers to the above questions.