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I Grew Up Black, Privileged, and Totally Unaware

I didn’t learn of my blind spot until I fell in love with men whose lives bore little resemblance to mine

Photo: Thomas Barwick/Getty Images

AsAs a middle-class Black kid, I learned of my privilege relatively late in life. Yes, the big systemic kind of privilege: unearned benefits granted to those who already enjoy a socioeconomic or otherwise…

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