Struggling to Escape a Legacy of Oppression Aboriginal people have a long and proud history that includes rich cultural and spiritual traditions.
Its charities, so called, are gross acts of injustice and deception. Its instructions are to rivet ignorance in the mind and, if possible, render it perpetual.
It supports, in all manner of extravagance, idleness, presumption, and uselessness; and oppresses, in almost every mode which ingenuity can devise, industry, integrity and usefulness.
It encourages superstition, bigotry and fanaticism; and discourages truth, commonsense and rationality. It generates and cultivates every inferior quality and base passion that human nature can be made to receive; and has so disordered all the human intellects, that they have become universally perplexed and confused, so that man has no just title to be called a reasonable and rational being.
It generates violence, robbery and murder, and extols and rewards these vices as the highest of all virtues. Its laws are founded in gross ignorance of individual man and of human society; they are cruel and unjust in the extreme, and, united with all the superstitions in the world, are calculated only to teach men to call that which is pre-eminently true and good, false and bad; and that which is glaringly false and bad, true and good.
In short, to cultivate with great care all that leads to vice and misery in the mass, and to exclude from them, with equal care, all that would direct them to true knowledge and real happiness, which alone, combined, deserve the name of virtue. It pains me that there is still a lot of Klan activity and racism.
We are afraid to talk about it. White folks fear their unspoken views will be deemed racist. People of color are filled with sorrow and rage at unrighted wrongs.
Drowning in silence, we are brothers and sisters drowning each other. Once we decide to transform ourselves from fearful caterpillars into courageous butterflies, we will be able to bridge the racial gulf and move forward together towards a bright and colorful future.The Combahee River Collective Statement Combahee River Collective.
We are a collective of Black feminists who have been meeting together since . Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money.
Poverty is a multifaceted concept, which may include social, economic, and political elements. Imprisonment has become the response of first resort to far too many of the social problems that burden people who are ensconced in poverty.
These problems often are veiled by being conveniently. Poverty and racism inextricably linked, says UN expert Published on Wed, In a report to the UN General Assembly, a UN rights expert has emphasised that poverty is closely associated with racism and contributes to the persistence of racist attitudes and .
The oppression of black people in the USA today. Thu, 02/10/ - • Blacks people are three times more likely to receive higher rate mortgage loans ( per cent of blacks compared to per cent of whites) free from poverty, oppression, inequality and racism.
Racism is defined as the predication of decisions and policies on considerations of race for the purpose of subordinating a racial group and maintaining control over that group.