We've been using the language of "privilege" for many years now to understand some of the dynamics behind oppression, but as Professor Andrea Smith points out, too often our understanding of privilege is limited to recognition of the ways in which we as individuals consciously or unconsciously perpetuate the status quo. She goes on to help us a more useful structure: creating spaces in which we all assume responsibility and complicity in the perpetuation of oppression--and that we will need to work together to dismantle it. Great reading!
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