Top ‘antiracist’ accidentally undermines ‘white privilege’ view with single tweet

One of the leading intellectuals in the movement promoting the claim that American society is based on “white privilege” unintentionally undermined his worldview, retweeting a report on a survey of white people regarding college admissions.

Ibram X. Kendi, a Boston University professor and the author of New York Times No. 1 bestseller “How to Be and Antiracist,” deleted the tweet after many Twitter users pointed out that he seemed to be unaware of the survey results’ broader implications.

Kendi spotlighted a report by The Hill on the survey by Intelligent.com of white people who applied to colleges and universities. It found more than a third of the students lied about their race on college applications. About half of the applicants falsely claimed being Native American. More than three-fourths who lied about their race were accepted.

Apparently, Kendi was focused on evidence that white people cheat at the expense of minorities. He didn’t see the obvious implication: The fact that white people would pose as a minority on their applications suggests it’s minorities who have privilege in college admissions, not white people.

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Author: HP McLovincraft

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