The Problem With "White Privilege" Discourse

It's a reductive and misleading framework for understanding race relations in America in the 21st century. And it undermines the principles underlying civil rights.

In the recent polemics over “critical race theory” in schools, one question that has repeatedly come up is whether children should be taught about “white privilege.” A few months ago, for instance, such a controversy erupted in Mancelona, Michigan, where high school students were given an assignment on the subject as part of an English class unit on Lor…

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