Kaniqua Robinson on religion as ‘the opiate of the masses’
“What is the idea about opiate of the masses? What did he mean?” Kaniqua Robinson asked the audience. She was speaking about Karl Marx and, more specifically, religion as a tool for power.
USFSP hosted Brunch and Bring it Thursday with special guest Kaniqua Robinson of the anthropology department. The event was hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), a part of their impressive lineup for Diversity Week.
Robinson spoke to guests about religion as a tool for power focusing on her research on the Florida Industrial School, also known as the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys.