White Man vs white men
And “whiteness” is the an ideological construct which functions off the sign of white skin, and is embedded in the politics of global identity.
Hence, white people, historically immune from race, can work to deconstruct the systemization of whiteness by racializing their bodies as political identities to thus bring into the light and speak about the experience that is their own racial identity that is white.
Thereby all people become empowered through the common recognition by speaking about that which regularly remains silent in the concept known as human. For it is the ideal of the common human being that presently perpetuates the global systemic oppression of whiteness by refusing to admit the biases embedded in the very concept and experience of skin color, as though ‘race’ does not exist simply because it has no biological bases of truth.
Of course it doesn’t; race is a social construct intensionally fabricated by people of light skin and institutionalized through ideological and technological instruments for the purpose of implementing and maintaining power for lighter skinned people.
By acknowledging my privilege as a white person, as well as acknowledging the experience that goes hand and hand with it, I thereby invite myself into the experience of oppression, instead of denying it through justification, and as well begin to be able to acknowledge and notice the experience of people of color, to thus work toward that reality which includes all humans equitably.
This does not mean I work to remove my identity as though it is ontologically wrong or improper. Rather; by recognizing what I am, I thereby help others to recognize what they are such that we all become more free to pursue our potential being a human being.
By recognizing the system which grants me privilege, I begin to destabilize that which is oppressing myself.