What Is Power, Oppression, And Privilege?
And I think it’s something we should be grateful for everyday. For example, I think it is fair to say we live in a patriarchal society. Male privilege is a real thing today. There are certain things women have to worry about more than men. This includes sexual harassment and sexual assault (McIntosh 1). Although I realize I am privileged because of the situation I am in, I want to dive in and look on a smaller scale. Taiye Selasi’s ted talk discusses the relationships we all have with the things and “people who shape your weekly emotional experience” (Selasi). The relationships we have and the people we interact with on a daily basis shape us to who we are and who we are becoming. I will be the first one to admit my privilege and how lucky I am to attend Denison and I am grateful for all of the relationships I have made here in the past few months. I can truly say I have learned a lot about myself and have become a better person since I stepped on