White Privilege -- the numbers

A few years ago, J.B.W. Tucker -- a white male writer who writes mostly about "reclaiming conservative theology" -- assembled on his blog what he called "the ultimate white privilege post."

With careful footnotes on all his sources, he presents the hard (in every sense of the word) data in 11 categories:
  1. Police,
  2. the War on Drugs
  3. Prison (Mass Incarceration)
  4. Criminal Justice/Courts
  5. Education
  6. Employment
  7. Wealth
  8. Workplace
  9. Voting
  10. Media
  11. Housing
In each of these categories, Tucker compiled the extensive documentation of how advantageous it is to merely be white in the US.

Please read, or re-read, Tucker's full post, which is now here


Tucker's work is now several years old. For an update of some of those figures, see this Washington Post article from 2020 Jun 23:


1 comment:

  1. What happened to the link!?! I used to refer to his stats regularly.