Defining Privilege and Minority Groups
How can we define privilege? Does it seem that all groups in the U.S. begin on an equal footing? In other words, does white privilege and male privilege exist? After considering these ideas in more detail, what examples of white privilege come to mind? Does this mean that all white people are better off than other minority groups?
Part B: How does affirmative action fit into McIntosh's discussion?
Group 1: Provide a supporting argument for affirmative action within the context of McIntosh's article. What purpose does affirmative action serve to address the issues of privilege?