“The 9 Painful Stages of Realizing You Live In a ‘White Person Bubble’” said one Buzzfeed article.
“Why Disney’s ‘first African princess’ is the spirit animal for global white supremacy,” claimed a Salon.com entry.
“Fashion, plus-size modeling and race: When ‘diversity’ isn’t so diverse,” noted a CNN piece. (This one’s a double whammy: it’s not enough that a plus-size model made the cover; this writer laments that they’re not racially diverse enough, too.)
Just a few more minutes and a few more clicks led me to piece after piece describing the “lack” of diversity in our country (from race to gender to weight and beyond), and the prevalence of some kind of privilege (usually white).
The irony is incredible: We live in one of the most diverse (in every sense of the word) nations on planet earth. And yet the broken record continues: we’re not diverse enough…