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Besides the shallowest, most biased possible look at racial disparities, the Un-Fair Campaign cites Peggy McIntosh’s venomous propaganda piece “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” (1990), which in some versions lists as many as fifty ways Peggy claims she has “benefited from white privilege.” Looking over Peggy’s experiences with “white privilege,” I find myself — […]

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“Does this bus go to Duluth?” “No, it goes beep beep.” Our Motives series takes a brief detour through Duluth, Minnesota, home of the aptly named “Un-Fair Campaign” (for white genocide), to debunk the rest of their evidence for “white privilege,” starting with race differences in poverty and unemployment rates. Like all the other so-called […]

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Celebrating fourteen months of Unamusement Park. Continuing our Motives series, here’s a disturbing example of the fundamental fallacy of race relations: that disparate impact somehow implies disparate treatment. In January 2012, the “Un-Fair Campaign” put up billboards all over Duluth, Minnesota depicting white people’s faces along with the words It’s hard to see racism when […]

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Here’s a clear example of the fundamental fallacy of race relations: that disparate impact somehow implies disparate treatment. In February, black anthropologist Michael L. Blakey of the College of William and Mary offered everything from [black-white] income disparity to blacks’ abilities to get good jobs as proof that the effects of slavery, Jim Crow laws, […]

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