I want Kimberlé Crenshaw at the center of public conversation because her mapping of the margins is a powerful contribution to the world of ideas. Imagine the world we might have if we all took a few moments to engage her ideas.
—Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies, Princeton University
About the Author
Kimberlé Crenshaw is a professor of law at UCLA and Columbia Law School. A leading authority on civil rights, black feminist legal theory, and racism and the law, she is a co-editor of Critical Race Theory (The New Press). Crenshaw is a contributor to Ms. Magazine, The Nation, and the Huffington Post. She lives in Los Angeles.