***Disclaimer: I purposefully speak to the topic in regards to a closed box of white culture. Class privilege and racial privilege have many intersections and cannot truly be separated; however, I can only talk to my experience as a white person and the subculture of white poorness.
I grew up in a low income family; rather, I grew up poor. My family is still poor. I receive very limited financial support from them -- they can afford to help me pay for usually just a single textbook per semester, and nothing else. I cover my own tuition.Read More