Here's another article by Ciarra Jones:
This is what people of color often (not always: certainly there are some conservative ones who agree) believe: our higher level performance garners us less.
The fact that many white people prefer to convince themselves privilege doesn't exist doesn't change the fact that white privilege damages us every day; it simply allows white people to escape responsibility for it by pretending it isn't there.
Here are two studies by a professor at Stanford who recommends specific tacks for dealing with one's privilege so as to create a more equitable society at HIGHER LEVELS, where power and voice are negotiated:
It's so easy that the only excuse for NOT doing it is maintenance of this system: first, admit there are group motives that are kept subconscious in order to keep this system alive, and second, admit the privilege exists to extrinsically enrich one group at the expense of the others.
This is only difficult if a high-grade internalized motive to keep things as is still operates internally. But one's self-deception doesn't change reality for the rest of us. Ignorance begs for a shift in the demographic and in representation.