Power in the Margins

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Featured | 0 comments

Power in the Margins

Almost everyone can identify with being in the margins. Choosing to stand firm for personal convictions when the status quo dictates alliance with a populous stance, positions us in the margins. At other times, socio-identity markers—like cultural/ethnicity, class, gender or religious beliefs can place us at odds with the cultural zeitgeist. The margins represents those whose issue often get overlooked, and those who must grapple with personal, social and structural injustices before they can position themselves center stage. What I have come to realize is that far from being a position of weakness, there is power in the margins. In this article, I explore how tapping into that power is the basis for making use of the full complement of tools necessary to wage war against such injustices. (Check back soon for the full-length article)

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