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White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack [web resource]

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” is an essay written by Peggy McIntosh and published in Peace and Freedom magazine in 1989. Peace and Freedom was the magazine of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

Read “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” on Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Registered users (registration is free) can build a learning plan around this resource, bookmark it for future use, or print a Teacher or Student version of the essay.

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