If you are a white American, then you probably are not aware of what comes easy to you that does not come easy to ethnic minorities. In fact, you might even bristle a little at the idea that you have some kind of advantage. Things are hard, money is tight, perhaps antidepressants help you navigate anxiety - it sure doesn't feel like any sort of privilege.
Well, race is an issue, a social reality, and a personal identity that no one can afford to not care about.
Here is a link to a blog (whitePrivilege.com) that might be of interest to you or maybe of challenge to you. Check it out.