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Highlighting Black Intellectuals and Artists Around the World: Kimberle Crenshaw
Join us in celebrating amazing Black intellectuals and artists around the world! Today we are introducing Kimberle Crenshaw, the iconic black feminist author who coined the term and concept of “intersectional.”
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw is an American lawyer, civil rights advocate, philosopher, and a leading scholar of critical race theory who developed the theory of intersectionality.
Crenshaw has also worked extensively on a variety of issues pertaining to gender and race in the domestic arena including violence against women, structural racial inequality, and affirmative action.