Privilege in the context of social justice refers to the unearned advantages granted to some groups of people, relative to other groups.
Privilege is the flip side of discrimination or oppression. If discrimination describes the negative effects of bias on some groups, privilege highlights the positive advantages given to another group as a result of that same bias.
To learn more:
- BIG IDEA: It’s Important To Acknowledge Our Privilege
- VIDEO PLAYLIST: Understanding White Privilege