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Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw

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Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw

Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw is a professor of law at UCLA and Columbia Law Schools and executive director of the African American Policy Forum.


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The Supreme Court affirmed the rights of gay people just as it rode roughshod over the rights of African-Americans.

Sexual harassment had been a common experience of black women’s work life since they arrived in America, and it was black women plaintiffs who first comprehended that sexual abuse at work was discrimination. 

Why did the pundits declare the Reverend's rousing DNC address to be "off-message"?

Months after Strom Thurmond's African-American daughter, Essie Mae Washington-Williams, stepped into history, commentators continue to step around the most explosive aspect of this controversy wi