On privilege and taking the stairs

Many people think we shouldn't talk about privilege. Usually, those people who say we shouldn't talk about privilege have quite a lot of it. But (speaking even as a relatively privileged person), speaking about privilege is important, and I think the concept of privilege is often misunderstood. So, I want to share an illustration that helped me understand the concept a little better. I've based this illustration off of an example of privilege given by one of my Women's Studies professors--Ami … [Read more...]