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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources: Intersectionality

Use this guide to find books, films, articles, and more relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Audre Lorde Quote

Intersectionality Books

Intersectionality and Education

What is Intersectionality?

What is intersectionality?

"Intersectionality is a theoretical framework for understanding how aspects of a person's social and political identities combine to create unique modes of discrimination and privilege. Intersectionality identifies advantages and disadvantages that are felt by people due to a combination of factors." - Wikipedia

Listen to this TED Talk given by Kimberlé Crenshaw who coined the term in her 1989 paper "Demarginalizing The Intersection Of Race And Sex: A Black Feminist Critique Of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory And Antiracist Politics" to find out more.

Intersectionality Films

Terms for Research

Examples of key terms to use while researching:

  • Intersectionality
  • Black feminism
  • Race identity
  • Feminist Theory

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