If you have no confidence in self, you are twice-defeated in the race of life.
When it comes to theorizing about liberation from sexism or racism, people who study them usually take one of two sides: either we eliminate these identity categories altogether, or keep them and work towards combating the various stigmas attached. In the final year of my undergrad stint I took a philosophy course entitled “Transgender Theory” with Professor Miqqi Alicia Gilbert. His position is that in order to eliminate heterosexual normativity we need to do away with “gender”
“Blacks are twenty times more likely to be sentenced to life without parole for non-violent crimes. For Latinos, five times more likely.”