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‘Herd Invisibility:’ The Contrived ‘Innocence’ of Individual White People

A Connection Between Collective Behavior and Individual Responsibility

“[C]onsiderable work is done by individuals and society to cloak racial privilege…Herd invisibility can emerge from the aggregate of individual actions, protecting the innocence and privileges of all members of the group.” Phillips and Lowery, “Herd Invisibility: The Psychology of Racial Privilege”

“Whites’ experience of innocence is paid for by minorities.” Phillips and Lowery

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