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Intersectionality how an individual can face

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Intersectionality: How an individual can face discrimination on the basis of their race, class, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, & health. It explains the hierarchical nature of power Everything is shaped by categories, how different components of people’s identity and systems of oppression interact. White Privilege: Benefits, advantages or “privileges” that are experienced by White people that are not experienced by people of color. People who receive these privileges often do not even recognize that they are being assisted based on the color of their skin. Ex. Black man vs. White man running down the street, media & crime They are connected because the color of someone’s skin plays a role in not only their identity but in the system of oppression. Someone who is White will more likely experience less oppression than someone of a minority race. This is because the White person has White privilege in the world and do not experience things the same way was those of other races. Ex. Pulled over by police - White upper class person less likely to by questioned
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