Sharon Wright

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Letters: Occupy Injustice

by Sharon Wright 05-06-2015

I am thankful for Dominique DuBois Gilliard’s “The Unbearable Whiteness of Being” (April 2015). His phrases explain our status quo in the U.S.: “American Empire,” “exceptionalism,” “social sentinel [that] names boundaries and polices purity,” “encoded within our moral language,” and “ethical superiority.” These ideas have become ingrained in our society and, unfortunately, accepted by far too many Americans.