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White privilege is so prevalent that a lot of people don’t even noticed it.

It is the unearned advantages white people receive due to their skin colour, from societies assuming white western culture is the norm to the freedom of not being viewed with suspicion by the police or government.

Over the weekend, Twitter user @Freeyourmindkid asked people to draw attention to some of the most outrageous things they’ve gotten away with because of that privilege.

The results were ridiculous but unfortunately not very surprising.

As you might have guessed, a lot of them involved the police giving white people the benefit of the doubt.

Sometimes even when they had actually done something wrong…

And when one person was taken to a police station, they were given an incredibly lenient punishment.

In some examples, the police went out of their way to help a white person and ignored the people of colour around them.

That benefit of the doubt extended to other public spaces as well, where white people are rarely look at suspiciously.

And things that people of colour are sometimes mocked for can be flipped as positives for white people.

POC immigrants are often criticised for not being able to speak English (their second language) well, while white people who can speak only a small amount of a language are praised.

Unsurprisingly, there were also some people who tried to "All Lives Matter" the situation and argue that everyone has it hard, no matter what colour their skin is.

But these examples should make white people at least question the privileges they were born with.

HT: Someecards

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