What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege The phrase “white privilege” is one that rubs a lot of white people the wrong way. It can trigger something in them that shuts down conversation or at least makes them very defensive.
Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin. A fascinating walk with a European-American as he darkens his skin and travels the mid-century American south. I read this book as a teenager and it became the foundation for me studying sociology.