Electronic/World Wide Web>Blog:  tekanji, (March 8, 2006), "Check my what?" On privilege and what we can do about it, Official Shrub.com Blog, Retrieved on 2013-06-06
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    06 JUN 2013

     Check Your Privilege

    Learn to Listen Rather Than Speak   This one is a lot harder than it sounds, and I say this as someone who loves speaking and voicing her opinion on things. One of the greatest things we, as privileged people, can bring to a discussion being held by non-privileged groups is our closed mouths and open ears/minds. When you enter a minority space, you need to realize that this is their soapbox, not yours. Your privilege gives you many other soapboxes that you can take advantage of, so when p...
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    From the article that inspired the use of this term in debate.