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The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) wants its white VISTA volunteers who work with low-income, racially diverse public schools to examine the “privilege” their Caucasian race confers on them.

DPI devotes an entire Web page to “Power and Privilege,” including links to racial justice workshops and online tests where VISTA volunteers can “learn about your personal bias.”

One “diversity” document linked to DPI’s Web site suggests that white people “wear a white wristband as a reminder about your privilege, and as a personal commitment to explain why you wear the wristband.”

Sorry, my well-honed sense of "white privilege" absolutely forbids me from volunteering to help out the inferior races. But tell you what, I'll send one of my small brown maids over to see what she can do. Pip Pip!

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Driving away volunteers is a fantastic way for the organization to meet its


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