Claudia Rankine: ‘By white privilege I mean the ability to stay alive’ | Books | The Guardian 

None of us should have to be living with the precarity of [thinking that] maybe if we leave our house, we will be shot for no reason at all simply because of the colour of our skin. They cannot comprehend that, because that should not exist. White people think when I say white privilege I mean economic privilege but I mean white living. The ability to stay alive.

Source: Claudia Rankine: ‘By white privilege I mean the ability to stay alive’ | Books | The Guardian