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“You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” by Cynthia Connolly

Thursday, March 14, 2019

“You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” By: Cynthia Connolly It was an innocent elementary class field trip to the Ann Arbor Natural History Museum. Jurassic Park had just come out, and my classmates were beside themselves with excitement about the dinosaur bones on the first floor, and the endangered and extinct animals on the… Continue Reading “You can’t be Indian! Indians are extinct!” by Cynthia Connolly

What is Privilege?

Monday, March 4, 2019

  What is Privilege? The unearned social, political, economic, and psychological benefits of membership in a group that has institutional and structural power. Living and existing in a world where standards and rules are premised upon the dominant group’s needs wants and desires. To identify with or be identified as a member of a dominant… Continue Reading What is Privilege?