This guide provides resources to those who wish to learn about and combat 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 or if there are resources that are problematic, please contact Robert Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
See the tabs at the top of the libguide for specific resources.
Below are various multicultural and diversity organizations at VSU. All links will take you to BlazerLink:
This list may be incomplete. If there is a campus organization that should be included please email Robert Taylor.
"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.
Special thank you to Danielle Costello, Jessie Whitten, and Michael Holt for their assistance on this libguide.