1. white americans and black americans... →

    White, then, is not simply color, but privilege — not necessarily in the sense of wealth, but rather in the sense of having one’s personhood and individuality respected, a privilege so basic I doubt it registers with many whites as privilege at all. We’re talking about the privilege of being seen, of having your worth presumed, of receiving the benefit of the doubt and some human compassion, of being treated as if you matter.”  replace the word white with turks, persians and arabs and think of turkey, iran, iraq, and syria and then replace the word black with kurds…