Public University Sponsors ‘White Privilege Conference’

Timothy Dionisopoulos, Campus Reform, March 13, 2013

The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (UCCS) will offer students up to four college credits for attending its 14th annual “White Privilege Conference,” Campus Reform has learned.

An official video promo for the conference, which is organized by the university, teaches Caucasians they are born with a permanent and irreconcilable advantage.


An online syllabus on the university’s website says students will receive one college credit for each day of the three day conference they attend as long as they submit a brief journal entry summarizing a major concept they learned by May 4.

The White Privilege Conference itself is set to take place April 10-13, in Seattle, more than 1,300 miles from Colorado Springs.  It is organized by Dr. Abby Ferber, a professor in the UCCS Department of Sociology, and the Director of the Matrix Center.

Ferbner has authored numerous books including one called “White Man Falling: Race, Gender and White Supremacy.”


Four other institutions of higher education are helping sponsor the conference including the University of Michigan and the University of Minnesota.


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  • Grim

    It’s not possible. Tim Wise and his brethren have been telling us for decades that race does not exist. This all has to be some kind of mix up.

    • The__Bobster

      While at the same time telling us that we have White privilege. Well, which one is it, Timmy?

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Wise and his anti-White types have this strange habit of first denying that that White race actually exists. At same time, they blame Whites for Slavery, Racism, The holocaust etc.

      Yet, these people who don’t exist (us) have “unearned White privilege” so we must be wiped out.

      To Tim, “Whites” are a social construct, and hence to him we do not exist and because we don’t exist then we can be wiped out (he desires this and has said this) for all the bad things we have done.

      In forty years or so, maybe fewer, there won’t be any more white people around. You’re on the endangered list. And unlike, say, the bald eagle or some exotic species of muskrat, you are not worth saving.

      — Tim Wise

      He gets paid six figures a year to spew this hate speech.


      • HarryFan

        Tim Wise should put his money where is mouth is. He should donate ALL of his salary and live among non whites. I suggest he start in Detroit- the city could use a wealthy benefactor.

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          He’s too much of a hypocrite to do that!! He makes money off of the anti-White accusation business.

          He hates Whites so much that he lives in a 97% White neighborhood:

          According to the Assessor of Property for Davidson County TN, the anti-white propagandist agitator Tim Wise lives in a house worth $639,300. The neighborhood he lives in, in Census Tract 134, is 97% white and ZERO PERCENT BLACK.

          Tim White the very definition of the word “hypocrite.” He needs to be asked point black why he chooses to live surrounded by evil Whites and not the non-Whites he champions.

          I’d expect more hypocrisy from him though. It’s what he’s paid to do by his masters.


  • Triarius

    I am seriously confused by this. By white privilege do they mean our work ethic or our more evolved brain due to cold winters? Pretty sure I never got “free” points when applying to grad school due to the color of my skin.

    • B Billingsley

      “Privilege” is something unearned and bestowed upon someone. The entire concept here is bovine sheep dip. Only Tim Wise could fashion an absurd explanation of all this. I just listened to the second debate between JT and Wise on youtube. Geez…

    • Felix_M

      The conference being held in Seattle: Target rich environment.

    • vladdy1

      That’s the beauty of the leftist theories. In this case, they say we’re racist because we don’t NOTICE we’re racist. (Of course, if we noticed it, then we would be racist, too, because, after all, we just said we were.) With disparate impact, they pretend that correlation is causation, which we all know is a fallacy. And in “institutionalized racism,” it’s so engrained that, of course, we can’t tell it’s going on. Prerential treatment is given to minorities, not European-Americans and then it is denied by calling it affirmative action. See? No preferential treatment here — it’s just putting things back to how they should be — according to academia. whose expertise is always theoretical, not practical. With the left, as with Carroll’s caterpillar, words mean exactly what they want them to mean, no more and no less.

      • Bobby

        Yeah, but any whites attending should still recieve the Forrest Gump medal, inscribed with, “STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES”.

    • Shattered

      All I see are a lot of false assertions presented as “facts” wielded as political nomenclature to accomplish the goals of cultural Marxism. The trashcan is the proper place to file this nonsense. When will the U.S. wake up and realize that you can’t build an economy on race symbolism and evolutionary theory. Our greatest competitors, the Chinese, rightfully could care less about either.

  • Wayne

    Academia needs to be thoroughly scrubbed for these Leftist scumbags. It is rotted through with them. Start with sociology department which are useless majors except for paid leftist activism.
    By the way, when are these white alumni going to raise the roof about this?

    • robin

      get rid of the white leftists that call for all this crap……… let them taste their rewards.

  • Wayne

    Academia is sooooooooo out of touch. While China and India are cranking out STEM majors, we’re cranking out leftist useless cockroaches.

    • Malcolm

      I’m not so sure academia is out of touch. I’d say it knows what the ruling regime wants to hear, and is providing it.

      • Felix_M

        And, God willing, these “diversity” trainers will be first against the wall when the revolution comes.

        • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

          If you leave it up to “God,” nothing will happen. Nothing ever has.

          • Tim

            “Trust in God but row away from the rocks.” -Spanish Proverb

          • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

            Here’s one from the Left (more of left), “Go with the flow, but navigate.”

    • robin

      I lived in it 20 years ago. A true bizarro world of victims and grievances run by money grubbers and PC losers.

    • The__Bobster

      Most White American students avoid STEM majors now because they know that cheap imported Chinese and Hindu STEM majors will take their jobs.

      • Bad_Mr_Frosty

        Sad but true, I read somewhere that only 60% of Ph.D graduates found steady work last year. Even a Ph.D doesn’t guarantee you a job anymore.

    • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

      … and other conservative low achievers.

  • bigone4u

    The video is hilarious, with its nonsense and stick figure doodles. The source of the examples of white privilege in the video is a feminist professor whose name I can’t recall just now. Think about how corrupt higher ed is when you realize that even a junior high school student with a few brains could easily refute the trivial examples given. I’d like to see an Amren student attend and write the required two-page paper, while calling out white privilege as the BS it is. The lefty profs would poo in their pants:-)

  • So CAL Snowman

    “An official video promo
    for the conference, which is organized by the university, teaches
    Caucasians they are born with a permanent and irreconcilable advantage.”

    Yeah it’s called GENETICS. So White people achieved our place in the world on the backs of non-whites? So I have to ask, if we are all equal, WHY and HOW did the non-white races allow us to use them to our advantage?

    • Jss

      Your question is one that needs to be brought up more often. I don’t talk to many “liberals” but the few that I have had this conversation with will typically admit they don’t know. In my experience these are people that are just repeating what they think they are supposed to say but aren’t true believers. But the true believer will tell you Whites succeeded of the backs of of magical noble browns because Whites are inherently evil. These are the ones it’s good expose, because they are the ones giving us the rope to hang them with.

      I do believe Whites are getting sick of always being blamed but never thanked. We may not be waking up or resisting, but I do think we are stirring. I have very few real friends but the ones I do, one who even voted for Obama the first time, are at the point where the things they might make Hitler blush.

      And the more Whites are trashed the more this country Balkanizes. It’s not that worse is better, but the more our enemy is in the open the more we see which Whites will stand with us and which ones would rather die then have MSNBC say bad things about them.

      • Third Way

        More diversity treatments will be required before your average casper wakes up. Many more.

        • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

          One of the first things that has to happen is that whites must stop mimicking blacks in the way they make up “handles” for whites like “casper,” as well as other negroid thought habits.

          • Third Way

            What makes you think I am white? Haha

          • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

            If you’re not, you should be. Now go bother some Hispanics.

      • saxonsun

        One of my relatives–lily white, of course–said white men are evil BECAUSE they’re white men. Interesting, isn’t it? If that remark isn’t racist, nothing is, yet she would never admit it. This is what we are up against.

        • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

          This was being taught and proclaimed openly by NOW and other feminist organizations by the late 70s, early 80s. (Colleges became blatantly anti-white male and still are). They also said or proclaimed/ordered that no white woman should bear the children of a white man. The idea has become generalized into culture and so we have younger white women who will act as if they are directly informed when it is now just a general idea, supported by the media, especially increasingly on tv programs and commercials that use subliminal suggestion and other even more blatant means such as merely pairing white women with blacks in any situation or even just showing a blonde, then a black male and then a blonde again. I used to keep score at times over just a few minutes. Now, I mostly avoid commercial television and media. I just check in to see what stage it’s at now, once in a while. this is why we must remain focused on the dangers of feminism and our arriving white women must make an effort to deprogram themselves because the entire feminist proposition is based in gain though the suppression of men.

    • If liberals were logical they wouldn’t be liberals

      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

        Sounds cute, but I wouldn’t want to shine that light too brightly on the average conservative!

    • generalquagmyer

      I have the answer to that, because it’s what I used to believe before spending so much time in foreign countries and among non-whites (over half of my career).
      The conventional wisdom among liberals and “disenfranchised minorities” is that whites conquered the world because they were more aggressive and ruthless than other races. Everybody else is sitting around eating beans and plant roots, minding their own business… then BLAMMO!!! The Teutonic hordes arrive and spread misery to the noble savages.
      The exception of Japan is even pointed out from time to time as an example of how a group of Asians tried to “out whiteman the white man.”
      Reading history and anthropology, and experiencing so much firsthand, I don’t buy it anymore. White people are, if anything, less barabaric and more restrained than any group that ever set out to dominate another. We just do things on a grander scale, including warfare. When push comes to shove, a few thousand whites will dominate a million blacks or browns any day of the week and twice on Sundays.

  • SoCal LoCal

    Four credits for one attending one conference and composing a blog post about it??? If we were not living under black occupation, this would bar at least some programs at UCCS from student loans and grants on grounds of fraud.

  • mike

    Thank God someone is finally offering a course on white privilege. I having been hearing about it for years and being white keep waiting for it to happen but it seems to be missing me. Actually a lot of bad stuff has been happening because I am white, like losing a couple jobs to affirmative action. Fortunately someone saw the dilemma folks like me are having so when these courses get around to my neighborhood I am going to sign up and figure out how to get my share.

  • Robert Binion

    These Teutonic tupperware parties of the tenured become toxic and tedious. A white privilege music festival would be more edgy. Whitestock! We could enjoy Sally Hemings Airplane, the Mamas and the Baby Daddies, Country Jamal and the Fish. Come on, larnin’ is supposed to be fun!

  • sbuffalonative

    If anyone wants to chime in about the white wrist bands, another article has appeared. Be sure to find a reason to link to AR in your comments:

    • Medman

      I’m really not sure why these wristbands are understood as symbols of shame. White students should wear them with pride.

      • sbuffalonative

        I know what you’re saying; wear them with pride, flaunt them. We should do that but we have to be aware that many people won’t pick up on the embrassing of these bands as an ‘in your face’ response.
        Most white people simply need to be made aware of what is being done to them and their children. So making a big stink about this is important.

    • ncpride

      I’m lovin’ the comments on that article. Those are truly some angry White folks. In fact, I’d say their anger is bordering on rage. It’s about time.

      • sbuffalonative

        Yes, the comments are overwhelming in their outrage. It would appear the general public outside of AR readers are well aware of what’s going on.

  • MekongDelta69

    It is organized by Dr. Abby Ferber, a professor in the UCCS Department of Sociology, and the Director of the Matrix Center.

    I think the brainwashed ‘writer’ meant the ‘Marxist’ Center. Either that, or the dummy meant Keanu Reeves was going to lead the brainwashing and indoctrination.

    Mr. brainwashed ‘journalist’ is so dumb, he can’t even get the name of the leftist, guilt-ridden, self-loathing, feminazi correct. In the next sentence he says,
    Ferbner has authored…

    It’s just toooooo easy being a leftist. Just take this little pill and don’t worry about a thing…

  • wattylersrevolt

    Anyone want to guess the ethnicity of Abby Ferber?

    The White Studies Movemenet is nothing less than an attempt to create of very hostile atmosphere for millions of Native Born White Americans..and no one should have any doubt that violent racial attacks on Native Born White Americans will be seen in this demented worldview as somewhere betweeen “who cares” and “completely justified”. Now if you accept this as obvious, then the only conclusion you can come to is that the White Studies Movement =The White Extermination Movement.

    Does anybody know the ethnicity of Noel Ignatiev?

    The White Studies movment is a worldview in which every Native Born White American is born in a state of very deep mortal sin. It is just a quick hop and a step from this to extermination.

    • The__Bobster

      Ooooh! Ooooh! I know! I know! Pick me!

    • So CAL Snowman


    • Medman

      “Anyone want to guess the ethnicity of Abby Ferber?…
      Does anybody know the ethnicity of Noel Ignatiev?”

      Their “ethnicity” is my religion, but boy do I hate ’em.

    • Bad_Mr_Frosty

      I know, but if I tell you my post will be deleted, again.

  • Milton Keeney

    “I don’t have to educate my children to be aware systemactic racism for their own daily protection.”

    Oh boy, that one is priceless. The ultimate word game to side step the obvious. By adding the magical “systematic” they can retreat to the academic definition of racism when confronted with the mountain of anecdotal evidence that whites suffer violently at the hands of blacks. I do have hate in my heart and it is for these white people, so much so, that I cannot begin to detail the magnitude of that hate.

    • Anders

      I was also amused (sort of) by the one that had the line drawing of what looked like a young White woman with a shopping bag. I can’t remember the exact wording of the caption, but it said she could expect NOT to be harassed when she goes shopping.
      Are they serious? How blind can they be?

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    “Four other institutions of higher education are helping sponsor the conference including the University of Michigan and the University of Minnesota.”

    This is just embarrassing. White liberals are really bringing us to new levels of racial self-degradation.

  • concernedcollegekid

    “An official video promo for the conference, which is organized by the university, teaches Caucasians they are born with a permanent and irreconcilable advantage.”

    Um, so like a biological advantage? Because if it’s not biological then it wouldn’t be permanent, right? If whites can socially construct advantages for themselves out of nothing, then is it somehow biologically inherent in other groups that they can’t socially construct advantages for themselves out of nothing? If not, why didn’t they? Or did whites just “beat them to it”, or what?

    • vladdy1

      Well-said and logically thought out. Way to go.

  • APaige

    If white students have to attend ‘white privilege’ seminars, then minorities should have to attend ‘white benefit’ seminars. Just being thank you for the benefits of living in a white founded, built and defended state. Freedom, running water, electricity, internet, automobile, etc. etc. It should be a white benefit semester, at least.

  • cecilhenry

    White ‘privilege’ is ENVY of whites, which leads to hatred of whites, which leads to GENOCIDE and dispossession of whites as justification for the original envy.

    One can’t admit envy, hence it is called ‘privilege’.

    The video says whites are privileged: the Truth, whites are envied and the video wants whites diminished and destroyed to assuage that envy.

    The devil himself envied God, and wanted to destroy everything that diminished his own greatness.

    The roots of PC and white privilege are exactly the same.

    • Anders

      “The video says whites are privileged: the Truth, whites are envied and
      the video wants whites diminished and destroyed to assuage that envy.”

      And if that ever happens and then the subsidies and benefits for the dark hordes disappears, they’ll be yellin’ for that ole White privilege to come back again.

      • Djangotamer

        That very scenario is already occurring. It’s called Detroit.

  • Tom Iron

    While this is obvious propaganda, more than that, it’s infantile. I’d be ashamed to put my name to it.

    • Anders

      Agreed, it was as if a bunch of 14 year-old girls (White, of course) were given a White privilege multimedia project at high school. Then one of the boys did the very annoying rinky-dink soundtrack on his computer.
      Only a dimwit would be moved by such a lame and completely vacant-headed display.
      Compelling evidence of White privilege? They are struggling and as usual, it stinks of desperation.

  • IKantunderstand

    This country was civilized by Whites. Period. After slavery was abolished, the freed slaves were given an opportunity to return to Africa. To Liberia, a land carved out and bought and paid for by Whites. Very few Blacks took advantage. The Chinese have spent the better half of two centuries immigrating, sneaking in, whatever. Throw in the wetbacks from all of Latin America, and the dotcom Indians, blah, blah, blah. Oh yeah, this so-called White privilege has been a huge problem, for every single legal and illegal immigrant who has come here. These smug half-wits, who unrealistically believe they will escape the coming storm, have now raised the ante by asking us to actively participate in our own debasement. No, No, NO! Oh, I’ll wear a bracelet all right, if that’s what you want to call a handcuff.

  • Winston Merryweather

    Wow! An entire semester of college credit for attending a three-day meeting? What gives?

    • Certified Inclusion Engineer

      It will be a 3-day intensive conditioning and brain cleansing session. Possibly hypnosis will be included.

    • rightrightright

      What happens if a couple of sensible White students turn up who argue back (politely and rationally, of course)?

  • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

    Here’s an idea; maybe white privilege exists in the minds of the racially jealous?

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Here’s my take on it:

      White privilege was cooked up by White-hating racists and bigots to excuse and explain away black and brown inability to produce and achieve.


      • Formerly_Known_as_Whiteplight

        True enough, but it is also cooked up to create a platform for extracting such perceived advantages and actual wealth and power. I know that you realize this, just setting it here for others to read as well.

  • An official video promo for the conference, which is organized by the university, teaches Caucasians they are born with a permanent and irreconcilable advantage.

    So white privilege is intelligence and ability?

    Are they actually admitting this?

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    as long as they submit a brief journal entry summarizing a major concept they learned

    Hey Whitey! Why don’t you get it over with and kill yourself?

    –journal entry summarizing main concept learned at “White Privilege” conference.

    That should merit an “A .”


    • I would need to vomit first, then get drunk before I could justify writing a journal entry summarizing a major concept I learned, because it would be complete bullsh*t.

  • Bad_Mr_Frosty

    Dr. Abby Ferber

    Ferber, nice Jewish name…

  • Conan

    This is fantastic. They learned nothing from the failure of the unfair campaign in Minnesota.

    They have absolutely no idea how badly they are shooting themselves in the foot with this nonsense and how badly they are angering and alienating average whites. The leftists in the sixties were cunning and sophisticated. This bunch are the Keystone Cops in comparison. They have managed to take the sting out of the word ‘racist’ by overusing it so much, and they are doing the same thing with ‘white privilege’ is double quick time.

    We’re going to be just fine. Just sit back and watch them go to more ridiculous extremes until this whole rotten house of cards collapses. Timmy Wise might actually have to go out and get a real job. Hope he didn’t take a a big mortgage on that mansion of his.

  • Kirlian

    I thought I was watching an ad for all the wonderful, natural things that can happen in a WHITES-ONLY country (as-if). Weird. They could have slapped on “Buy your tickets now” at the end and I would have believed it.

  • cali

    I could not look at any white that buys into this. We have done more for minorities in this country than they would EVER do for us. Unfortunately, we are starting to see how well we are cared for in areas were populations of minorities are greater than whites (they are hostile to whites and fail miserably). We are on a direct path to self-inflicted destruction. These left winged nuts will deny it to their death (and sadly the death/destruction of their own children).

  • anarchyst

    What non-whites (yes, this includes people of the “tribe”) HATE about so-called (misnamed) “white privilege” is that it is not “privilege” at all. Our founding fathers (dead white males that are denigrated by most non-whites) put forth upon this earth, the ONLY system of “government” that is (supposed to be) restricted from trampling on basic, God-given universal “rights”. Of course, this sytem of government has been slowly encroached on by those without a basic understanding of what United States “government is supposed to be about. From the o’bama on down, the destruction of this once-great WHITE INVENTION of limited government with a Constitution that LIMITS government power is taking place before our eyes.
    Frankly, it’s time to “reboot” the system. . .

  • JohnEngelman

    An official video promo for the conference, which is organized by the university, teaches Caucasians they are born with a permanent and irreconcilable advantage.

    – Timothy Dionisopoulos, Campus Reform, March 13, 2013

    Government agencies, universities, news media, and even private corporations are under much pressure to find and keep black employees. Because of the considerable gap in average intelligence between blacks and whites, this means that a black person who is reasonably intelligent, reasonably likable, and reasonably attractive, and who has no felony convictions or illegitimate children will have doors opened that remain securely shut for equally worthy white people.

  • Hunter Morrow

    Doctor Abby FERBNER. Huh, you don’t say?
    Self-described “liberal jew”

    No kidding. A liberal jew complaining about Whites and trying to mind bend ’em. That’s never happened before.

    • benvad

      Whether it’s Harold Ramis to Howard Stern, the subliminal message is to denigrate the WASP because of their own jealousy, envy of whites. They know they’ll always be lesser at it irritates them to no end.

      Sad really.

  • FourFooted_Messiah

    This would be SO easy to parody.


    I, the Messiah who Walks on All Fours, hereby announce a credit course in – HUMAN PRIVILEGE.

    Learn all about how mastery of fire and the invention of weapons gave Mankind an unfair advantage over all other species. Learn how speciesism has resulted in the TOTAL EXTINCTION of everything from mammoths to the Dusky Seaside Sparrow. Revel in human guilt! 1 credit for those who attend, even if you sleep through the preachi … er, lecture.

    I wonder how such a course would be recieved?

    Probably, it would be laughed off of campus – as this white guilt course should be!

    • concernedcollegekid

      I know a woman who basically believes in what you just said… you think I’m kidding but I’m dead serious. She’s also an “anti-natalist” and actually, truly looks down on people who have kids. The mainstream liberals I know think her views are nuts but there are some leftists who do take things that far.

  • vladdy1

    3 units — a whole semester’s classwork — for three days of listening to critical theory>?

  • Kaffirsmasher

    “An official video promo
    for the conference, which is organized by the university, teaches
    Caucasians they are born with a permanent and irreconcilable advantage.”

    Yup. Part of what lead to my awakening was when it dawned on me no matter how liberal and pro-minority a white man can be, he will always be looked on with hatred until the last white person is extinct. I finally decided my energies were better spent defending my own race than supporting a system that would always demonize me and my people no matter what we did.

    Nothing can draw people into WN quite like being told there’s no hope or place for whites in the future.

  • Bobby

    European-Americans who attend this “White Priviledge” conference, should also be given besides course credit, the Forrest Gump medal, “STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES”.

  • jaundiced1

    “I can take a job with an affirmative action employer without coworkers suspecting my race got me in.”

    How is that privilege? Talk about twisting the truth. So if you get a job by surmounting all the extra obstacles thrown at you by Affirmative Action then this is considered “White Privilege”? This is just saying you’re damned if you do and you’re damned if you don’t.

    We should all know where this is heading.

  • White privilege is a psy op. What if the oppressors are attempting to masquerade as the oppressed and the oppressed are being mislabeled as the oppressor?

  • AB7

    What they are really worried about is not white privilege but black disadvantage. But since it would be “racist” to focus directly on that, the real causes, the problems of their own making, they just focus on the easy whipping boy, the whites who are then expected to denigrate their own in order to make blacks feel better about themselves. Whites who participates in this really should just be put out of their misery, by hari kari. What a disgrace.

  • Chris

    Did Barack Obama and Colin Kaepernick (both of whom are half white and raised by whites) benefit from “White Privilege?” What about Michael Oher (of “Blind Side” fame?) Is it a privilege for black children to be raised by whites and benefit from so-called “White Privilege?” Blacks don’t adopt blacks, much like their similar stinginess in organ donation.

  • CMLiu

    Sociology and social sciences in general are infested with these leftist types. Take anything they say with a grain of salt.

  • JohnEngelman

    I read a book by an expatriate Rhodesian who visited Zimbabwe not too many years ago. Traveling with a companion, she stopped at a store along the highway. A black man materialized next to her car window. “Job, boss, (I) work good, boss,” he pleaded. “You give job.”

    “What happened to your old job?” the expatriate white asked.

    The black man replied in the straightforward manner of his race: “We drove out the whites. No more jobs. You give job.”

    At some level, my students understand the same thing. One day I asked the bored, black faces staring back at me. “What would happen if all the white people in America disappeared tomorrow?”

    “We screwed,” a young, pitch-black boy screamed back. The rest of the blacks laughed.

    – Christopher Jackson, from “A A White Teacher Speaks Out”

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  • HopeyChangey

    I see this as not only institutionalizing bigotry but insanity itself.