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‘Because I was white’ — Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian shares story of walking away from a police encounter in college after he was found drunk and high in his car

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian on Tuesday shared a story on Twitter about police letting him go in college after finding him passed out in his car while drunk and high. “Because I was white. I walked away + started Reddit, not jail time,” Ohanian tweeted. “I’m grateful for that police […]
‘Because I was white’ — Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian shares story of walking away from a police encounter in college after he was found drunk and high in his car
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White conservatives like Rush Limbaugh believe white privilege doesn’t exist. But the coronavirus pandemic shows the painful divide between white and black Americans.

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. He writes that many conservatives don’t understand – or refuse to consider – the invisible systems that uphold some […]
White conservatives like Rush Limbaugh believe white privilege doesn’t exist. But the coronavirus pandemic shows the painful divide between white and black Americans.