Opinion

Equal opportunities

Is it divisive to want equal treatment? Not more, just equal. Not better, just equal. 

In a recent conversation I had with an elected official, I was accused of being divisive for wanting a community that cares for everyone equally. This reminded me of a quote I read which states, “When accustomed to privilege equality feels like oppression.” Equality shouldn’t be divisive, especially if we are supposedly already offering everyone the same opportunities . . .

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