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Kimberlé Crenshaw
Executive Director ; Host ; Professor and ; “Intersectionality,” “Critical Race Theory,” and “
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Kimberlé Crenshaw 10h
Not even the frightening descent into a lawless police state could trump the anxiety over a possible takeover from the bottom.
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Novella Coleman 10h
“Today’s policing is a remarkably sturdy and long-lived adaptation to this racist social order, and still conforms to its fundamental directive—to protect racialized American property.”
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African American Policy Forum 11h
"Not even the frightening descent into a lawless police state could trump the anxiety over a possible takeover from the bottom." Read 's latest op-ed: "Fear of a Black Uprising"
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Kimberlé Crenshaw 14h
Replying to @sandylocks
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Kimberlé Crenshaw 14h
"We need to prod the emerging new discourse around racial justice and policing to engage the deeper question of how we might reckon with, and finally dislodge, this toxic muscle memory that continually disfigures our body politic." My latest:
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Kimberlé Crenshaw 15h
My latest op ed argues that “The call to defund the police might thus be framed more accurately, and broadly, as the mandate to dismantle the hyper-militaristic, racist functions of the police... defunding the police needs to be a call for the de-weaponizing of white supremacy.
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African American Policy Forum Aug 12
"Somebody is going to recognize that the police murdered my daughter." We are so grateful that the and the are uplifting our campaign to tell the story of . Read more at
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 12
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A'ja Wilson Aug 12
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 12
Replying to @sandylocks
The horrifying list of Black women killed by police goes on, and on. To read our 2015 report and support our work, go here:
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 12
Friday, August 14th, would've been Michelle's 56th birthday. We remember her life, Breonna's, and so many other Black women whose lives were taken by police. If we don’t stand up for Black women now, there will be another Breonna. There will be another Michelle.
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 12
Replying to @AAPolicyForum
By supporting the work of , you’re supporting the mothers of Black women killed by police and their vision for justice. To read more about our Mothers Network, and donate, go here:
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 12
Before , there was -- a Black woman killed by police when they barged into her house on a mental health call. Michelle’s death, and her mother’s activism, began the campaign. Read more and support the movement:
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 11
You know that’s right... And that’s “Kim” to you, Erin!
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 11
Replying to @_ajawilson22
"We don’t want to be some meme or whatever. We don’t want to be the Angry Black Woman or the Aggressive Black Woman. We just want to be seen as human beings in this world. We just want to be heard when we speak. We just want to be respected." - , for so many of us.
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 11
I'm beyond thankful to the amazing , who talked about the police killing of and the importance of the campaign on ESPN today. Her marvelous piece in last month will forever stir me:
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 11
“The reflexive appeal to a post-racial and post-intersectional sentiment in the face of a racialized disaster is itself a key reason that racial disaster capitalism continues to destroy Black lives and Black communities.” My May column in :
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 11
Replying to @sandylocks
And of course, as a vicious caveat, "Black people were three times more likely than white people to contract the coronavirus, six times more likely to be hospitalized as a result and twice as likely to die of Covid-19."
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Kimberlé Crenshaw Aug 11
If Black people were immune to the coronavirus, their mortality rate in 2020 would still surpass white people's. If you need to know the difference that difference makes, read this gut-wrenching piece -- twice if you have to:
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