How A Recycling Bin and Scrap Paper Illustrated Privillege

This story illustrates how during a training class, a teacher tried to illustrate privilege to the students by merely using paper and a waste bin.

Essentially, the teacher is trying to show that people seated at the front row will normally not know that they are in a privileged position¬†and the better their odds are in life. And, it’s normally the students who are in the back row who can see and will highlight their disadvantaged position.

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