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“People get used to anything. The less you think about your oppression, the more your tolerance for it grows. After a while, people just think oppression is the normal state of things. But to become free, you have to be acutely aware of being a slave.” Excerpt From: Assata Shakur “Assata: An Autobiography” 1973

“Instead of ‘multiculturalism’, we must create anti-oppression movements which are aware of the interconstitutive nature of social relations and forms of consciousness. The ground of ‘anti’ will include more people and solidarity than islands of identity and equity.” Excerpt From: Himani Bannerji “Revolutionary Feminisms: Conversations on Collective Action and Radical Thought.” “Brenna Bhandar & Rafeef Ziadah 2020