Amy Schmidt

Jan 29, 2021

4 min read

I Don’t Consider Myself White…

… And No, That Doesn’t Exempt me from White Privilege.

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If I had a nickel for every time someone has come up to me in the streets and asked me “what I am,” I could probably afford a plane ticket to Europe. It’s happened so often, in fact, that I’ve made it into a game for myself.

I always respond, “What do you think I am?”