"When we think about what oppression is, oppression is an effort to disempower a people, and this is a very crucial thing to think through, because we’re living in a period right now where people mistakenly look at power exclusively as coercion. To put it very bluntly, what power is, is the ability to make things happen, with access to the conditions of doing so."
Professor and Department Head, Dr. Lewis Gordon, joins "This is Hell!" to discuss his most recent book titled, Fear of Black Consciousness.
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