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Sociopoetica

The Privilege of Silence: A Sociopoetic Observation on Race

How Privileged it is to Never Have to Think About Race

I’ve always thought that there’s a great deal of poetry in the practice of sociology, and perhaps an even greater influence of the sociological imagination on the practice of poetry. I’m also a big fan of open mic poetry. So when I find a gem like this, that so richly presents sociological insights through poetry, I just have to share.
I discovered this gem within a gem. Namely, the website upworthy.com. If you’ve never been there, it’s an absolute must visit.
Here is Adam Falkner’s The Definition of Privilege