It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story. it’s a story that makes us who we are. Humanity often fails to acknowledge those who aren’t given a story. Individuals come into this world missing pages and even chapters of this story we call identity. One of the many core pillars that allow these individuals to understand themselves as human beings and thrive is taken away from them.
Identity is a component of the human soul so essential, it influences all aspects of life. In the context of history, identity is manipulated or destroyed in deep systems of oppression. How can a people combat an institution of oppression if they don’t even know who they are.Share