The term “white privilege” is a hot-button topic that is often brought up in today’s society. There is a common misconception that the term means that all Caucasians are racist – which is not the case.

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White privilege means inherent advantages possessed by a white person on the basis of their race in a society characterized by racial inequality and injustice.

In the video above, a group of ethnically diverse college students participate in an activity to show ways in which society privileges some people over others. See what these young adults learn from the experiment.

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On Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil is joined by a panel of experts to delve deep into this highly-debated topic that has divided the country, and to come up with ways to be socially proactive to alleviate the problem. And, hear from others about how “white privilege” has affected their lives. Check here to see where you can tune in.

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