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Privilege only makes sense as a marginal access term and not a general one. Having more opportunities in life does not mean you have privilege especially when someone may not even identify with the societal game structure to begin with. Remember that there is an inherent subjectivity to positive and negative as well as pretty much everything else. I'm nominal when it comes to reality. Even being born a white prince is not necessarily a privilege on a personal level for some though at least in that case you have the marginal wealth factor that makes the term tenable on an objective level.

This simply does not apply to ethnicity however, not even white USA during the bad ole days if you happened to be born on the white side. You might have been born on the preferential side of things when it comes to the basic needs of life, but privilege is about getting more then the basic needs.