Tag Archives: Peggy McIntosh

Just Another Item to Add to a White Privilege Perks List

In 1989 Peggy McIntosh of Wellesley University published “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack,” one of the most consequential essays of our time, an essay which has grown even more central during our recent racial crises.  She packs a lot … Continue reading

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Unpacking Racism: What Is “White Privilege” – Part 2

  This article is part of a series of posts based on the 2020 Laity Convocation of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church.  Go to the Lead Post in this series for a complete list of articles.  … Continue reading

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Peggy McIntosh’s “Invisible Knapsack”

NOTE: You can find Dr. McIntosh’s essay “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” at many places on the web, but according to the Wellesley Centers for Women’s website, on the page featuring Dr. McIntosh, these versions are all pirated and … Continue reading

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