This guide offers resources about oppression of various kinds in our society. This is not a comprehensive guide. If there are resources you would like to recommend for the guide, please submit a recommendation.
"Anti-Oppression is a commitment to dismantle systematic violence inflicted on marginalized communities, often benefiting the powerful. This violence may be emotional, economic, physical, environmental, psychological, or generational."
Principle 1: Recognize your position in society.
Principle 2: Learn about oppressed peoples and unlearn oppressive values that the dominant culture has taught you.
Principle 3: Practice solidarity.
Principle 4: Highlight the work of those who have been systematically marginalized.
Principle 5: Continue to learn, unlearn, and teach those around you.
Read the full 5 Principles here.
GALILEO has several databases with streaming video. These resources include documentaries, news segments, feature films, how-to videos, and more. Check out our guide Films in GALILEO for a list of databases.
A Conversation with Gender Non-Conforming, Gender Non-Binary Youth, directed by Anonymous, produced by Microtraining Associates (2017), in Alexander Street, a ProQuest database in GALILEO.
Find this film and may others in Alexander Street, a ProQuest database in GALILEO. It features streaming documentaries and archival footage on the following topics and more:
Films on Demand is a GALILEO database with streaming documentaries, news, how-to videos, and more. The following is a selection of videos on the topic of oppression and social justice:
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