National SEED Project founder and anti-racism educator Peggy McIntosh is making her classic 1989 article, "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack," available online for the first time to the public in an authorized version.
By SEED Associate Director Jondou Chen.
This is hard. It's been several weeks since Elliot Rodger's hate-induced rampage that killed six people and left 13 more injured in California; a rampage preceded by a series of videos and a manifesto declaring his hatred of women. The news coverage and response were almost immediate. Hashtag activists and political pundits ran with the story, initially leaving me thinking that there was nothing more that I might add. Yet the uneasy feeling that always strikes me in such situations wouldnât leave. In fact, it was growing.