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Tag: Kimberle Crenshaw
NCORE Prompts Conversations about Disparities and Social Injustices
Strategies for trauma informed teaching was among the many issues discussed at this year’s National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in American Higher Education that convened virtually this week.
June 8, 2021
Meet Kimberlé Crenshaw, a Dr. John Hope Franklin Award Recipient
Dr. Crenshaw famously coined the term “intersectionality” in 1989 to describe how race, gender, class and other individual characteristics intersect, when she published an article titled, “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex” in the University of Chicago Legal Forum.
April 7, 2020
Words That Wound
Unfortunately, today, as seen in the past, hate speech is materializing into emotional and physical violence. I plan to speak, write and do language with the students I teach to combat words that wound and empower us all to act as catalysts of change on our campus. How do you plan to heal from monsoons of words that wound?
August 19, 2019
Defining Political Progress
One of the things I love most about writing for Diverse is that it provides an opportunity for me to think through our increasingly complicated political space. Exploring the intersection of politics, pop culture and higher education also provides a platform to align pedagogy with public scholarship. I approach this column as I approach my classroom: my job isn’t to tell people how to think; but to provide them with information that encourages them to think critically and analytically.
April 8, 2019
Bill Cosby Isn’t a Victim
What I did not expect was that we would come to the close of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with protracted debates over whether Bill Cosby’s conviction rings hollow because other high-profile perpetrators remain free.
April 29, 2018
Review: Volume Explores Diversity of Black Intellectual Thought
Black Americans are frequently regarded as a monolithic group that thinks, votes and worships the same way. Black scholars have worked to dispel this myth by pointing out the range and complexity of Black American experiences. Black Intellectual Thought in Modern America: A Historical Perspective is an edited volume that explores the diversity of Black intellectual thought. It includes an introduction and seven essays that highlight particular aspects of Black scholarship in America.
February 13, 2018
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