it is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.

privilege may be defined as any unearned benefit or advantage one receives in society by nature of one’s identity. examples of aspects of identity that can afford privilege include: race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, class/wealth, ability and citizenship status.got-privilegewhen you’re committed to social justice, it is important to be aware of and regularly check your own privilege — because systemic oppression hurts everyone.

aamer rahman’s thoughtful piece serves as an entertaining reminder.

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