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.

Why We Can’t Celebrate

Why We Can’t Celebrate Why We Can’t Celebrate

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

Jul 8, 2013 / Devon Carbado, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, and Cheryl Harris

Black Women Still in Defense of Ourselves Black Women Still in Defense of Ourselves

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 ...

Oct 5, 2011 / Feature / Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw

Sharp Tongues for Sharpton Sharp Tongues for Sharpton

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

Aug 6, 2004 / Feature / Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw

Was Strom a Rapist? Was Strom a Rapist?

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 ...

Feb 26, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw