From Everyday Feminism: “5 Ways Marginalized People Can Recognize Their Privilege in Other Areas”
We are oppressed, but we can also oppress others. Internalizing that concept will probably go down as one of my most important learned life lessons.
From Everyday Feminism:
“By focusing only on my minority status, I remained unaware of issues impacting others, and, at worst, unconsciously participated in furthering oppression.
If I was to claim that I was committed to making spaces safer and liberation for everyone, I had to take a closer look at myself, my privilege, and my assumptions…Be As Committed to Learning About Your Privilege as You Are Your Marginalization”
Visit the full article: 5 Ways Marginalized People Can Recognize Their Privilege in Other Areas
Archived interview (2011): Thoughts on the Intergroup Dialogue Social Change Agents Program
From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins-Jones, MSW, LLMSW