Why Isn’t There A “White History Month”? Black History Month for White People

Every February, without fail, some white people ask “Why is there no White History Month?” In response, this is an examination of the concepts of equality, privilege, and economic class in simple terms. Here are the links to Peggy McIntosh’s White Privilege ChecklistDebra Leigh’s 28 Common Racist Behaviors, Racialicious, and poverty data.

  • ProChoiceFerret

    I thought the standard answer was, “Sure there is. In fact, there are twelve of them!”

  • forsakinghalfloves

    Funny that the caption says “hit the WHITE button.”

  • http://mstrrick.wordpress.com/about/ Mstr Rick

    Well, we at least got a white history video…http://youtu.be/rl-PUgGYRBA