Reason number 2? White people are the most represented group. I went searching through Unsplash just with the term ‘Person’. There were very few images with Black or Asian people, without the sense they were the token diverse person. Look at a movie, look at a TV show, heck look around you at your place of work. Maybe you’re not the norm and have a lot of diversity, but more likely you will find yourself seeing an overwhelming number of well.. white people. People you can relate to because of their whiteness.
That is an exceptionally insightful thing to have done !
Prof Priya Gopal of Cambridge Univeristy received huge levels of hate mail, death threats and calls to be dismissed from her position, for one tweet, in which she simply said, 'White lives don't matter - as white lives.
So little understanding of the experiences of people of colour... thanks for this well-thought out presentation.