Toni Morrison Owning Privilege and Using it to Help Others Teoh Jou Yin
Occupational Therapy, Social Justice Commentary

Privilege is not a Bad Word and “Checking Your Privilege” is not a Bad Thing

I’ve encountered a fair number of people who get incredibly defensive when the word “privileged” is used to describe them. I think a lot of it boils down to misunderstanding of the word, or perhaps they lack awareness of how they are situated in the world relative to everybody else around them. I have also encountered people who perceive the term…

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