As an immigrant, I've secretly pooh-poohed the white privilege thing; not that I don't believe it exists, but I hate the 'check your privilege' etc sayings. However, the stanford...
rape ruling is such a huge freaking reality check. White particularly coupled with financially successful = above the law in the eyes of America. I also think that the victim's statement was amazing and will have a huge impact on cases to come.
i don't think her statement will do anything at all in terms of the criminal justice system. i do think it was invaluable in educating people what sexual victimization is like and...(more)6-6-2016 6:57pm
gave voice to the experiences of countless victims