This Is How I’m Discovering What White Privilege Is As A White Woman

This morning, I was running without a shirt on on my usual trail.
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As a female, alone, I am always vigilant & aware of my surroundings.
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I saw a gathering of construction men (all white, if it matters) leaning against their work truck in the middle of the trail in front of me.
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As I got closer to them, per usual, I lowered the volume on my…

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Emily Steele

lifter of heavy things: thoughts, words, weights, burdensome beliefs