Tag Archives: White Fragility

Being a white man shouldn’t disqualify Richard Cohen. But his backward ideas should.

Richard Cohen, a columnist for the Washington Post, was dragged hard recently (and rightfully so), for writing an op-ed titled “Privilege is real. But being a white man shouldn’t disqualify me.” In the piece, Cohen personifies the well-known quote, “when you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.”

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Tweet Beat: Sorry, Tomi Lahren’s not sorry for being white

When you think about the consequences of racism in America, the first image your brain conjures up probably isn’t a white person jumping off a bridge, or in front of a train, because they’re shook up from watching “12 Years a Slave.”

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