Peggy Mcintosh Invisible Knapsack

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1.) What does Peggy McIntosh mean when she talks about the "invisible knapsack"? And as a future teacher, what are 3 ways that you would help your students avoid the effects of the "invisible knapsack"?
Peggy McIntosh talks about the term “invisible knapsack”. She describes the term as being the hidden privileges of being in the majority. One way that I can help my students avoid the effects of the “invisible knapsack” is by reading literature produced by many different races. This will help in making sure every race is represented. Another way would be inclusive to all races when asking questions about the material. Lastly would be to educate about racism through literature and writing prompts.
2.) What must an educator know about the varied

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