Oppressors often use a “divide-and-conquer” strategy to keep populations divided so the oppressors can dominate them. This has been happening in the U.S., as it has in other countries.
The remedy is for people to recognize and expose the oppressors’ scheme — and to bring all demographic groups together to de-polarize our society.
Unfortunately, some people who are oppressed buy into the polarization and get angry and vengeful against other demographic groups that have been set up by the oppressors as polar opposites. These people unwittingly serve the oppressors’ interests in keeping the population divided.
The real remedy is to recognize that all people are one human family, and to ground our social justice movements in profound nonviolence, so we can all be allies with each other and achieve social justice.
I encourage you to read this article, which I wrote: