Oppresion

Oppresion - Oppression Since the Tunnel of Oppression...

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Oppression Since the Tunnel of Oppression actually required those who came the last day to sign up, and was booked full, not a very foreseeable occurrence, I decided to write my thoughts on oppression in the world today. Before discussing the role oppression plays today, it is important to define it. Oppression is the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority. i It is not limited to races and religions, but also applies to minority groups such as homosexuals. Although there are global movements to eradicate oppression, it is still prevalent in our world today. It has been a problem in our world since the earliest traces of history. Until the late 1970s, the world saw racial segregation of blacks, discouraging them and intimidating them into abstaining from voting. Even before that, during the late 1800s and early 1900s they were kept as slaves and persecuted by groups such as the Ku Klux Klan, and other discriminatory groups which targeted them specifically and committed numerous atrocities ranging from lynching to
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENGL 111 taught by Professor Matt during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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