Information to help learn the meaning of terms and concepts related to different forms of oppression.
And that's why we created this guide.
The resources it points to can help people learn the meanings of words and concepts used when people talk or write about different types of oppression. Some of these words may be familiar to many people, others less so. We hope there is something to help everyone learn new information.
SOURCE: African American Policy Forum
SUMMARY: see, especially page 7 " 'What Kind of Ally are You?' * Or, What is your Disaster Relief Kit?" This is the text of a speech by the person who coined the term "intersectionality", Kimberlé Crenshaw. She shares accessible explanations about how oppressions are intersectional.
SOURCE: Learning for Justice, author: Amanda Morris
SUMMARY: A short article with suggestions for additional reading and classroom instruction. Addresses the questions: "What Is Settler-colonialism?" and "Who Are Settler-colonizers?" .
Learning for Justice is a long-time resource for teachers, founded by the Southern Poverty Law Centre.
SOURCE: Elizabeth Carlson, PhD dissertation, Faculty of Social Work, University of Manitoba
SUMMARY: Discussions and explanation of terms and concepts related to non-Indigenous peoples and settler colonialism. This dissertation is written in a way that is more accessible for non-academic readers.
NOTES: Section starts at the first full paragraph on page 17, through to the top of page 26.