The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Photo of the logo of the 2019 White Privilege Conference on its pamphlet. Taken on Mar 22 by Wes Peters, staff writer.

People of the White Privilege Conference

Wes Peters, Staff Writer May 1, 2019

The White Privilege Conference (WPC) is an annual event that fights back against white supremacy and toxic masculinity. It was founded in 1999 and has continued annually for 20 years, teaching thousands...

Mark Salkind, Head of School, blows bubbles in the garden.

Popping Urban’s bubbles of privilege, liberalism, and grades

Ariane Goldsmith, Jacob Winick, and Hannah Berk February 10, 2015

Privilege Many Urban students argue that while the Urban “bubble” could generate positive discussion, at times it simply allows students to remain complacent in their place of privilege. “Every...

Urban’s White Privilege Awareness club drafts newsletter to spread understanding

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer May 30, 2013

White Privilege Awareness, an Urban club, is launching an outreach project at Urban that will include a newsletter, set to launch in June. Mabel Taylor (’14), the leader of WPA, said she wants ”to...

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