Multiple Articles Cite Work by Professor Crenshaw, Critical Race Studies Program to Raise Awareness about Girls of Color

October 1, 2014 — In two articles on the report “Unlocking Opportunity for African American Girls,” efforts by Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and the Critical Race Studies Program to raise awareness about the experiences of girls of color are cited. The NAACP Legal Defense Fund and National Women’s Law Center released the report.

The Clutch website wrote about a hearing organized on the issue:

In August, the African American Policy Forum and UCLA School of Law’s Critical Race Studies Program hosted a hearing in Los Angeles, the third of its kind, as a means to raise awareness about the experiences of girls of color who, as co-host and law professor Kimberle Crenshaw said, “experience some of the same things boys experience and some things boys never dream of.”

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The Root website also cited the hearing:

About the exclusion of girls of color from the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, UCLA law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, who co-hosted an August hearing that focused on girls of color and was sponsored by the African American Policy Forum and UCLA School of Law’s Critical Race Studies Program, remarked that girls “experience some of the same things boys experience and some things boys never dream of.” 

Read the article.