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Intersectionality

“I have learned that oppression and the intolerance of difference come in all shapes and sexes and colors and sexualities; and that among those of us who share the goals of liberation and a workable future for our children, there can be no hierarchies of oppression,” wrote Black feminist poet Audre Lorde. Lorde’s imprint on intersectionality is unmistakable. Most importantly, Lorde offers a liberatory and intersectional framework to social justice activism.


From the perspective of law, it was civil rights attorney Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw who developed and applied the theory of intersectionality

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