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    Its easy to focus on the inconspicuous boardwalk, line with retail shops, marijuana dispensaries and liquor stores on Crenshaw Blvd. Many argue that Leimert Park offers more than meets the eye. Growing up in a cultural hub similar to Leimert Park, I would definitely consider living here. People work hard here and take a serious interest in how this neighborhood is shaped. Above all the deficits and lack resources, this community has a clear understanding of what it represents and the importance of solidarity amongst each other. The solidarity that has been the backbone through hard times, is ultimately Leimert Park’s greatest…

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    Crenshaw emphasizes the salience of recognizing race and gender as factors of identity that intersect to shape women of color's (WOC) experiences of violence. Outlining this concept via discussions of social structure, politics, and representation, she also points to the manner in which WOC commonly become marginalized within both anti-racist and feminist activism. Crenshaw states that WOC endure "subordination based on both race and gender" (1270). As targets of racism and sexism, they are…

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    In reading Kimberlé Crenshaw’s article, she passionately writes about intersectionality, a call for racial injustice awareness, and a vision for social equality that is inclusive of all overlapping identities. Intersectionality is a label that is being used to define an individual’s layered identity in society. Subsequently, this term exists because intersectionality should “highlight the multiple avenues through which racial and gender oppression were experienced.” (Crenshaw, 2015 para. 4)…

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    Intersectionality attempts to link the openings between the several axes through which an individual may experience oppression. Crenshaw explains intersectionality as a way to observe the numerous self-categories through which women—especially Black women and women of color—experience violence and oppression, ways that cannot simply be explained by their gender or their race (Crenshaw). Crenshaw uses an intersectional lens to analyze violence against women and how women form against it and…

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    The Crenshaw community is a family of individuals with similar backgrounds who relate to one another through their personal values, reoccurring challenges, and their passion for change. I call this amazing community my home. While growing up in this community, I was faced with several different challenges. One of the most constraining challenges was the perpetuating health dilemma that began to take a toll on my community. There were times where I had to watch many families struggle, having no…

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    everybody experience different, layered characters. The hypothesis endeavors to uncover the diverse sorts of segregation and impediments that happen as an outcome of the mix of organic, social and social characters. Intersectionality, as authored by Crenshaw (1989) endeavors to address the way that the encounters and battles of ladies of color got lost in an outright flood of both women 's activist and against bigot talk. Cases of sex-stamping conduct designs proliferate.…

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    Kimberlé Crenshaw is credited with introducing intersectionality to feminism in the 1980s. Crenshaw, uses intersectionality to describe overlapping issues, “social justice problems like racism and sexism are often overlapping, creating multiple levels of social injustice” (Crenshaw). In a 2016 TED talk, Crenshaw shared the story of her client, Emma DeGraffenreid. DeGraffenreid believed she had not been hired at an automobile manufacturing plant because she was a Black woman. The judge who heard…

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    Intersectionality cannot merely be defined as the recognition of multiple, and marginalized, identities. Instead, Crenshaw asserts that intersectionality must address the fact that each identity impacts an individual’s experience and oppression in different ways, and that to analyze a situation from an intersectional perspective means to investigate acts of individual oppression and the effects of overlap as well. These multiple aspects of an individual’s identity serve to enhance and…

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    Martha Crenshaw’s 1981 article “The Causes of Terrorism” outlines an analysis on the causes of terrorism by examining the preconditions, precipitants, reasons, the psychological aspects of the individual. Crenshaw attempts to show the reader the causes of terrorism in this article. She begins by providing a definition of terrorists. She defines terrorism as the premeditated use or threat of violence committed by a group of people in order to convey a political message. She then divides her…

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    white women faced when they stayed at home while their husbands were at work. However, this did not resonate with women of color because they were tirelessly taking care of these white women’s children and could not raise their opinion due to being underprivileged. These white women were not taking account of how there were different races that were even further oppress. Therefore, women of color experienced womanhood differently than white females. As a result, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw writes…

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