Systematic Inequality

Key Terms:

  • White Hegemony
  • Institutional Racism
  • Invisible Racism

The Ultimate White Privilege Statistics & Data Post

This article presents a number of statistics regarding the history of white privilege. It presents an argument through twelve different categories that white privilege exists and has been developed through systematic inequality. The author gives a personal story about their experience with racism and white privilege and focuses their argument on changing views about race to see the facts regarding racism and privilege in the United States.

The New Progressive. “The Ultimate White Privilege Statistics & Data Post”

Systemic Racial Inequality Within The Justice System

This academic blog presents a brief argument through statistics to show that the United States legal system is a large factor in creating systemic inequality. The blog presents these statistics in order to raise awareness and push for people to challenge these problems at hand.

Acosta, Gabriela. 2015. “Systemic Racial Inequality Within The Justice System”

Call It What It Is: White Hegemony

In this article the author uses the term white hegemony to describe the systemic racism he feels exists in the United States. The author explains that the history of America is built on white supremacy and that it still exists in our institutions. He uses statistics that show African Americans are underrepresented in many positions of power in the USA.  

Lyon, Trey. 2014. “Call It What It Is: White Hegemony”

Critical Whiteness Studies

This article is an analysis of the system that creates inequality in the United States. The author uses critical whiteness studies to show how white privilege has existed throughout history. She looks at a number of different ways that white privilege exists and uses previous research to back her argument. She aims to inform and encourage people to continue to study this field in order to fight against a system that creates racial inequality,

Applebaum, Barbara. 2016. “Critical Whiteness Studies”