20 Examples of What It Would Look Like if White Privilege Really Existed
1) We’d see frequent discussions on whether bumbling white dads or negative portrayals of southerners on TV and in movies were unfair to white people.
2) The government would be turning down talented black and Hispanic students to allow less qualified white students to get in via Affirmative Action.
3) Minorities would be LEAVING the United States, not making dangerous treks through the desert in the middle of the night to get in.
4) Falsely calling someone a “racist” would be considered to be just as repulsive as being a racist.
5) There wouldn’t be an option to press 2 for Spanish.
6) Instead of being almost universally perceived as being a racist jackass, David Duke would be….well, he’d still be almost universally perceived as a racist jackass.
7) There would be serious discussions about whether the NBA discriminates against white Americans.
8) Every year we would celebrate White History Month and on the final day, we would hold a Miss White America pageant on White Entertainment TV.
9) America’s most privileged members, college professors, actors, rock stars, cable TV hosts, newspaper columnists and politicians would be laughed at and called hypocrites if they accused less privileged Americans of having “white privilege” because of the color of their skin.
10) Businesses would use quotas to try to increase the number of white employees they have to an even higher percentage.
12) Rachel Dolezel and Shaun King would be telling everyone they are white.
13) O.J. Simpson would have been convicted of murdering Nicole Brown Simpson.
14) Every time non-white Americans used electricity, the Internet, played basketball or even mentioned the Constitution, they’d be scolded for “appropriating” the culture and accomplishments of white Americans.
15) Every time there was a crime committed against a white person by a minority, every newspaper and cable news show in America would be bending over backwards to paint it as a racially-motivated attack.
16) Every time a commenter on MSNBC started attacking white people, it would immediately be shut down with cries of “Microaggression! Microaggression!”
17) There would be angry protests and people screaming “White lives matter” every time a white criminal was shot by a cop.
18) The losers in the KKK would get the same kind of respect that the NAACP and La Raza get today while members of those groups would be correctly written off as racist, mouth-breathing morons.
19) When a manager wanted to fire a white guy, he’d be told by his supervisor, “Woah, woah, woah. You need an extensive paperwork trail to fire a white guy. You don’t want to get in trouble with the government, do you?”
20) Barack Obama would be getting high again with the rest of the Choom Gang right now instead of ruining the country after being elected as President primarily because of his race.