Calling out White privilege one quote at a time.
Being Black means you have the ability to code-switch your way through life with ease, and one teen knew just how to express that.
For her senior quote in her high school yearbook, graduating senior Savanna Tomlinson made the perfect reference to White privilege with her hilarious addition. “Anything is possible when you sound Caucasian on the phone,” the quote beside her senior picture read.
The 17-year-old West Palm Beach, Florida teen set Twitter ablaze with the comedic but realistic commentary, with people agreeing that her reference was spot on with their own experiences.
In the days since the photo was posted on Twitter, the tweet has received nearly 60,000 retweets and more than 144,000 likes.
While the internet found her quote hilarious, one person did not–her mother!
Hey mom, she was just being honest!
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