The Whiteness Project: Inside the White Caucasian Box

If you haven’t yet checked it out…


More than 40% of white Americans say “many” or “almost all” black men are violent.

Sides, John. “Trayvon Martin and the Burden of Being a Black Male.” The Monkey Cage. The Monkey Cage, 15 July 2013. Web. 30 Sept. 2014.


70% of white millennial Americans did not grow up in families that talked about race.

2014 MTV/David Binder Research Study: Executive Summary. MTV’s Look Different. David Binder Research, 1 Apr. 2014. Web. 30 Sept. 2014.


75% of white Americans say they come in contact with “a few” or “no” black people on a regular basis.

Reactions to the Shooting in Ferguson, Mo., Have Sharp Racial Divides. The New York Times. The New York Times, 21 Aug. 2014. Web. 30 Sept. 2014.


The Civil Rights Act of 1964 doesn’t protect the 20% of white American adults with tattoos.

Braverman, Samantha. “One in Five U.S. Adults Now Has a Tattoo.” Harris Interactive. Harris Interactive Inc., 23 Feb. 2012. Web. 30 Sept. 2014.Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Web. 30 Sept. 2014.