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To make a statement that acknowledges one's privilege or another group's inequality, but that also seems to want to congratulate the speaker for being aware of those issues.

(Named after white rapper Macklemore, who won the 2014 Grammy for Best Rap Album over favorite Kendrick Lamar, then posted on Instagram a screenshot of him texting Lamar that he should have won and saying that he would have said that on stage if he hadn't ran out of time.)
It was cool that John acknowledges white privilege, but it really felt like mackling when he talked more about how he found out about white privilege than the actual disadvantages black people face.
by Pbando April 21, 2018
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