PRIVILEGE A privilege is a benefit or a right to do something given to some people and not to the other people. Privileges may be in form of special opportunities that make one proud. In many cases, people consider privilege to occur to wealthy people and also powerful people.
One of the interesting things that happens when we have privilege is that we can often see that those who don't have it are at a disadvantage (McIntosh, 1992). In terms of race and ethnicity, it is often easier for a white person to identify that persons of color have less privilege than it is to acknowledge the privileges of being white in our.