Power, Privilege And Oppression

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Power, privilege, and oppression is a rather controversial matter to talk about it in today’s society. It happens everywhere, but people always like to ignore it. Power is the ability to control or influence somebody. Privilege is when a group has trait or advantage over another group, denying others because of who they are. Oppression is rejection or treating others unfairly. These these three topics were heavily discuss in the reading “Privilege, Power, and Difference,” by Allan G. Johnson. The most compelling subject about this reading is about how having awareness is the key to becoming part of the solution. Power, privilege, and oppression exists, but people don’t really acknowledge it. Anybody can help, but people do not feel obliged
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