Kimberle Crenshaw Teaches Us What It Takes To Truly Be Free

 

10.13.16

 

“It’s not about supplication, it’s about power. It’s not about asking, it’s about demanding. It’s not about convincing those who are currently in power, it’s about changing the very face of power itself.” – Kimberle Williams Crenshaw

 

Kimberle Crenshaw believes freedom will never be won by appealing to the gatekeepers of the status quo, but by boldly fighting for and demanding it.

The law professor, critical race theory scholar, and activist is credited with first coining the term “intersectionality,” the concept that an individual’s many identities (race, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, etc) are all inextricably linked and cannot be examined separately as if they act independent of one another.

Read more about Kimberle here.
Via The Guardian

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