Moving toward racial solidarity
September 7, 2011
In this commentary, the author describes moving beyond racial reconciliation and pursuing racial solidarity to celebrate and respect differences between ethnic communities. One key to achieving racial solidarity is recognizing and understanding white privilege, as defined by Peggy McIntosh, Associate Director of the Wellesley Centers for Women. McIntosh has described white privilege as "an invisible package of unearned assets which I can count on cashing in each day" as a white person in the U.S.