Defining Privilege

These are articles about societal privilege and how it relates to microaggressions. Privileges are benefits in society one receives for a part of their identity, which puts them in a postion of power above those without the same privileges.

This article explains what societal privilege is.
This article is about Unconscious Unintentional Oppressors (UUOs) versus Overt Conscious Bigots (OCBs). The ways that some people can be unaware of their privilege and not meaning to do harm, while still being quite harmful regardless.
This article explains intersectionality: the complex ways that overlapping identities change our experiences of the world.
This article is about finding the balance between being humble about where we may be privileged, while still recognizing the places we are marginalized.