MFA Thesis – Excerpt 09

“This, in turn, creates a vicious cycle of dependance on charity from privileged groups. This conditioning becomes a self-fulfilling prophesy and an uphill battle for the disadvantaged to break the cycle.”

MFA Thesis – Excerpt 08

“Racism, as understood in the paper, has to do with discrimination and oppression rather than the concept of race itself, and seems perpetuated by the push for profit and market dominance. For instance, due to the segregation based on the concept of race, marginalized groups are kept in environments with few resources where education, health and other social services are hindered by the lack of technology.”