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Johnson Chapter 9 Summary- What can we do? To summarize this chapter, Johnson lists the challenges we face in trying to change the patterns of exclusion, rejections, privilege, harassment, discrimination, and violence. He also reinforces the fact that oppression and privilege is everywhere, and regardless of what we want to do about it, we won’t escape it. He also reinforces the fact that dominant groups don’t see the trouble around us as their trouble, thus making it hard for them to want to change. Johnson encourages all of us to think of the trouble surrounding us as “everyone’s trouble” hoping to manifest a desire to change the world. He brings forth a few myths to be wary about including “it’s always been this way, and always will” and “the myth of no effect.” Lastly, Johnson gives us a few things we can do to take our names of the ignorant list, and become part of the solution. Missing People and Others Summary This article introduces us to a person who was born and raised in New Mexico, and began to notice her under privilege at an early age. She talks about her experiences in educational environments and institutional life as a student. She began noticing that people like her weren’t in positions of authority or by no means in the dominant groups. Arturo encourages us to deal with these issues head on, and not let them linger around going unnoticed. He also encourages to help make sure that all institutions focus on diversity and the importance it has on our society. Age, Race, Class and Sex Summary This article begins with the author introducing herself as a member of every single “minority” or subordinate group there is… black, lesbian, mother, partner in an interracial relationship, etc. This lets us know right off the bat that she knows that she is talking about, and probably has some real life experience to share with us. The key statement in
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