Girl Tries to Get Arrested to Find Out if ‘White Privilege’ is Real

Comedian Jessie Kahnweiler is on a mission to end up behind bars, all to prove a point.

Comedian Jessie Kahnweiler wanted to find out if the concept of “white privilege” really existed, so she went out on the town in this amusing new video to break some laws and see how the police would react. What she decided was that being a white girl with a bubbly personality meant she got plenty of leeway from the cops. Whether crashing a parade, taking off all her clothes or trying to sell antidepressants to police officers, Kahnweiler simply smiled and walked away. We can’t help but wonder just how different this video would be if she wasn’t white.

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