Peggy Mc Itntosh White Privilege Analysis

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Peggy McIntosh, an American Feminist and anti-racism activist, outlined in her article that white privilege is considered an invisible knapsack of racial advantages. She informs the reader that because of her race she has an upper hand towards certain things in her daily life that one from another race most likely cannot relate to. McIntosh compares male privilege to white privilege because they both are similar since those groups have an advantage at life. Male privileges are denied and most times seen as ordinary, as well as white privileges which are denied and seen as ordinary and normal (McIntosh, 1988). She has helped the reader understand that not only is being white an advantage but it is something that she has lived with her whole