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Internalized Oppression

Ray Rice and Oscar Pistorius: Sports, Domestic Violence, and the Ties That Bind

Nsenga Burton | Posted 09.11.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

The Rice and Pistorius incidents are giving us yet another opportunity to discuss the problem of violence against women in society in general and violence against women in sports specifically and yet we continue to participate in the same ritual that ensures that these horrific incidents won't be isolated, but will remain the status quo.

Internalized Oppression: The New Slavery

Logan Lynn | Posted 05.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

This brand of slavery imprisons the mind and poisons the spirit. It keeps us shackled to an idea someone else has about our worth and tells us we are wrong to feel human, that we are not equal, and that we are, in fact, nothing but a hog being fattened up for the kill.