The Easterner

My oppression, my privilege: Instersectionality and how it intertwines

By Jaclyn Archer, Eagle Life Editor

October 24, 2014

What is oppression? According to the Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology “Social oppression is a concept that describes a relationship between groups or categories … of people in which a dominant group benefits from the systematic abuse, exploitation, and injustice directed toward a subordinate group.” I suffer from oppression. I am black, I am a woman. I am bisexual....

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