Brown Sugar: The Podcast

Episode 5: How To Win The Oppression Olympics

July 11, 2020 Brown Sugar Season 1 Episode 5
Brown Sugar: The Podcast
Episode 5: How To Win The Oppression Olympics
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Brown Sugar: The Podcast
Episode 5: How To Win The Oppression Olympics
Jul 11, 2020 Season 1 Episode 5
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In episode 5, we dabble in a game of the Oppression Olympics i.e. the competition that arises when minority groups try to ascertain which group is the most oppressed, competing for a "prize": a seat at the table. 

Are there finite seats at the table or should we be breaking down the table of the oppressors and be making our own? 

Lastly, can an intersectional lens facilitate solidarity across different communities? 



Show Notes

In episode 5, we dabble in a game of the Oppression Olympics i.e. the competition that arises when minority groups try to ascertain which group is the most oppressed, competing for a "prize": a seat at the table. 

Are there finite seats at the table or should we be breaking down the table of the oppressors and be making our own? 

Lastly, can an intersectional lens facilitate solidarity across different communities?