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Dating a white person is hard: Why I chose to struggle through it

Hoping that love mattered more than social and political views, Thomas Lick worked hard to continue a relationship with a man who wasn’t aware of his white privilege. “A privilege that affords him the luxury of not needing to acknowledge the consequences of race, of not being called an agitator for protesting or displaying any level of social outrage. Or the sublime privilege of ignorance, to not feel compelled to understand or investigate the struggles of a racial minority group.” His powerful commentary is on Voicewaves.

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This entry was posted on March 4, 2016 by in Print, Voicewaves and tagged .

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