White Privilege (n.)– The idea that the deck is stacked in favor of whites in the U.S. and that minorities are inherently set so far back that they can’t be blamed for not getting ahead in life.
You read a lot about “white privilege” in news reports, since national reporters never tire of RACISM IN AMERICA.
A longtime friend of mine — she’s black, from South Carolina and is quickly growing into a fierce businesswoman — told me a few weeks ago she didn’t watch the news because it was too negative. She posted this Wednesday on Facebook:
It’s so funny. I told someone (not naming any names) yesterday I am going to be wealthy and retire wayyyy before 55. That’s when he wants to retire. And he said “that won’t happen once you have kids.” I said “Imma be wealthy wayyyy before 35.” If all the millionaires can do it I know I can. You are what you think and what you say. You can’t tell your DREAMS to everyone because a lot of people just don’t have the mindset outside of corporate career and don’t have a wealthy mindset and just want to settle for average. #youarewhatyouthink #youarewhatyousay #DreamBIG #thinkBIG #protectyourDREAMS
I’d encourage her not to turn on the TV.