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White Privilege

White privilege is a concept that was developed and discussed throughout the 20th century. This video focuses on the academic article written by Peggy McIntosh in 1988 White and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women’s Studies and her specific except taken from this article (Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack).

What is Anti-Oppression?

Anti-Oppression is the strategies, theories, actions and practices that actively challenge systems of oppression on an ongoing basis in one's daily life and in social justice/change work...

(Source: https://simmons.libguides.com/anti-oppression)

 

"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neautral."

- Paulo Freire

Anti-Oppression Resources

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