White Privilege: Movie Analysis

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I really enjoyed Get Out after getting over the jump scares. The movie made me think about Hollywood and how African Americans are never the lead role or even ever in a blockbuster movie. This observation goes along with white privilege. As a white person, I can always find a movie in any genre that has white actors. As a white person, I can also always be sure that all new movies in the theatre star a white cast, or at least all movies but one. Peggy McIntosh in White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack explains how this idea of privilege has not been taught to white people, “As a white person, I realized I have been taught about racism as something which puts others as a disadvantage, but had been taught not to see one of its corollary