A Penn State University sociology professor instructed a white student to stand up in class to make an example of how his race apparently gives him privilege over others.
Sam Richards, who notes on his academic website he is “instructor of the largest race, gender and cultural relations course in the United States,” singled out a white undergraduate in a lecture that was posted to YouTube on June 30. While Richards just uploaded the video, the class took place on January 29, 2019.
In a discussion of racism, Richards picks on a student named Russell. The professor then told the hundreds of students he “has a benefit of having white skin.”
“Dude, this guy here. Stand up, bro. What’s your name, bro?” Richards said.
“Look at Russell, right here, it doesn’t matter what he does,” he also said. “If I match him up with a black guy in class, or a brown guy even …who’s just like him, has