White people seem to hold all the aces when it comes to getting free passes in life in the United States.
Okay, that's a major generalization, but the existence of "White Privilege" is indisputable.
There are plenty of those who have evaded consequences from varying levels of offenses simply based on the pigmentation of their skin.
It's just the reality we live in, and to prove it, a Twitter user posed followers a bold challenge.
@Freeyourmindkid asked his White friends to share the most "outrageous" things they've gotten away with simply by not being an ethnic minority.
"White people - What is the most outrageous thing that you've gotten away with as a white person that you know damn well a black or brown person would have never gotten away with?"
White people - What is the most outrageous thing that you've gotten away with as a white person that you know damn… https://t.co/NyCzF5Ywvu— 🇹🇹Black🇭🇹Aziz🇳🇬aNANsi🇯🇲 (@🇹🇹Black🇭🇹Aziz🇳🇬aNANsi🇯🇲)1553961472.0
The abundant responses cemented shameful stereotypes but also shed some humor on the absurdity of one of life's exclusive memberships.
Most of the comments lacked any intentions of flaunting.
Some, not so much. You be the judge.
Sounds like Anne here was a major klepto.
@Freeyourmindkid I got caught stealing multiple times as a teenager and they never called the cops. They just let m… https://t.co/e1SJYzqge0— VoteForWomen ✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 (@VoteForWomen ✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿)1553971725.0
A personal escort to get you home safely?
Sounds better than Uber.
@Freeyourmindkid Always been pretty tame, but here's a shitty anecdote: every six months over the last ten years li… https://t.co/0XuabCrGSK— Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈 (@Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈)1553968252.0
@Freeyourmindkid That's unusual enough, right? What's sadder is that on more than a few occasions, there have been… https://t.co/ZHBav9V5B6— Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈 (@Charlotte Clymer🏳️🌈)1553968327.0
@Freeyourmindkid Kicking a cop after he threw me on the ground, and then getting in his face after I escaped my handcuffs. #MyWhitePrivilege— sarah (@sarah)1553963472.0
You think she got some assistance in stealing someone else's bike?
@Freeyourmindkid Called the police in Allston MA when I lost the key to my bike lock. (White) firefighters showed u… https://t.co/o202Ig4u0J— Adrienne Carmack (@Adrienne Carmack)1553973749.0
These cops didn't seem to be doing their jobs according to this anecdote.
@Freeyourmindkid Every interaction I have had with police has ended with a light warning, a friendly chuckle, and z… https://t.co/AiRa7oBgoY— Jill (@Jill)1553963121.0
No guns were drawn for this expired registration.
#MyWhitePrivilege means most of my interactions with law enforcement are positive. I was was once pulled over for e… https://t.co/2qyIaGwCWF— Catherine Griwkowsky (@Catherine Griwkowsky)1553972111.0
@CGriwkowsky My white privilege usually means I get the ticket, even though I'm very respectful. You must be whiter and more privileged.— Christi ❤️ (@Christi ❤️)1553989540.0
Oh, they give verbal warnings for something like this every time?
@Freeyourmindkid My white friend reversed down a hiway off ramp because he took the wrong exit. I was freaking out… https://t.co/6ucHFAqp9n— GRASSI (@GRASSI)1553971746.0
@andGRASSI @Freeyourmindkid "I'm sorry officer I... I didn't no I couldn't do that." -Dave Chappelle— DonatesToWikipedia (@DonatesToWikipedia)1553980554.0
He sounds proud of this accomplishment.
@Freeyourmindkid Was pulled over for DUI, 85 in a 55, reckless driving. 16 total tickets, refused breathalyzer, we… https://t.co/kqoFNFsVe2— Rogue Pacer (@Rogue Pacer)1553965682.0
@IAmPacer @Freeyourmindkid liar, things that didn't happen for $100 Alex....#FakeNews— Bitter Russia Truther (@Bitter Russia Truther)1554062367.0
This is one of many, many examples of free "get out of jail" cards.
@Freeyourmindkid Re: mass incarceration, my white, conservative father said folks need to make better choices in th… https://t.co/DC1nKRkZ8y— the Sages said let him die (@the Sages said let him die)1553963325.0
This cop revoked his citation for a speeding ticket.
@Freeyourmindkid Last week I got a speeding ticket. I argued with the cop(speed limit recently changed), told him t… https://t.co/ne4l07Dz8N— Ashley (@Ashley)1553971387.0
In contrast to the above tweet, this privilege-free user validated a corrupt system with her story.
@oohgoodness @Freeyourmindkid Brown woman here. Just got a speeding ticket too. White cop was in my face yelling at… https://t.co/v0vEhze3QO— r c (@r c)1553973615.0
@Freeyourmindkid Wow. Being white is a priceless gift https://t.co/bGgSaVKnNc— Saint Side Eye 😒 (@Saint Side Eye 😒)1553962237.0
Not everyone was proud of their inherent perk and didn't seem to be gloating.
But we can't speak for everyone, can we?