The continuation of lynching culture
READ SPEECH: Ida B. Wells, Police Violence, and the Legacy of Lynching – AAIHS
Sexism is a form of oppression and domination. As author Octavia Butler put it, "Simple peck-order bullying is only the beginning of the kind of hierarchical behavior that can lead to racism, sexism, ethnocentrism, classism, and all the other 'isms' that cause so much suffering in the world."