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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Kimberle Crenshaw -The Urgency Of Intersectionality TED Talk
Dr Kimberle Crenshaw is the person who coined the term intersectionality to describe the double bind of race and gender bias and how they can combine to create even more harm for a marginalized community
As she so eloquently puts it, if you're standing in the path of multiple forms of exclusion, you're like to get hit by both.
In this TEDtalk that took place in San Francisco that was published on December 7, she calls for us to speak up for those who are victimized by prejudice.