The (Afro-feminist-)Future course on “Exploring Intersectionality” for Spring 2016 will have a classroom, but my hope is that its format will be widely applicable and flexible, so that other places and people may also benefit from exploring intersectionality and supporting women of color in their communities. Consider this a mobile course (with a nomad teacher;).
Here’s our reading list. Your added recommendations (as comments) are heartily welcomed!
I am organizing a course on Intersectionality. This topic is important to me as a black woman and feminist and as a…
Intersectionality (or intersectionalism) is the study of intersections between forms or systems of oppression…
Intersectionality: A primer
Is feminism for everyone, or just the middle class? The movement has grown in visibility and delivered gains, but…
“Intersectionality was a lived reality before it became a term. Today, nearly three decades after I first put a name to the concept, the term seems to be everywhere. But if women and girls of color continue to be left in the shadows, something vital to the understanding of intersectionality has been lost.” — Kimberlé Crenshaw, Executive Director of The African American Policy Forum & V-Day Board Member
Why intersectionality can't wait
Kimberlé Crenshaw is the executive director of the African American Policy Forum and a professor of law at Columbia…
The report Say Her Name: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women — released by the African American Policy Forum and the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia University — highlights the stories of black women harmed by police violence.