10 Ways You Can Actively Reject Your White Privilege

10 Ways You Can Actively Reject Your White Privilege

This image is a list called “10 Ways You Can Actively Reject Your White Privilege”. At the top of the list is a photo of a white woman and man, and in the photo background, there are white fists in the air. The list reads:

  1. Take up minimal space during anti-racism dialogues and protests.
  2. Stop contributing to gentrification and calling it “urban development.”
  3. Listen when people call you on your microaggressions.
  4. Never invite people of color to the table for the sake of claiming diversity.
  5. Refrain from using your non-white [sic] friends as your “urban dictionary.”
  6. Stop lifting up non-confrontational people of color as examples of what POC activism should be.
  7. Call your friends, family, and co-workers out on racism—even if a POC isn’t in the room.
  8. Understand that all anti-racism work doesn’t look the same and advocate accordingly.
  9. Realize that all discussions about race aren’t for you. And be okay with it.
  10. Recognize that you’re still racist. No matter what.

*POC = People of color

Source: So you say you’ve got white privilege. Now what? | Marchaé Grair | NewSacred.org