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The Activist Roots of Intersectionality

Updated: Oct 25, 2021

The Activist Roots of Intersectionality

Ange-Marie Hancock















Intersectionality often finds itself relegated to the realm of theory. It would be a serious mistake, however, to assume that intersectionality should be confined to the "ivory tower" since so much of what we discuss is topical and urgent. In this article, Hancock explores the dynamic relationship between activists, community organizers, and intersectionality scholars. Most notably, Hancock includes perspectives from the Global South. The global campaign to end gender-based violence is used as a powerful example of an issue that has been greatly informed both intersectional scholars and its practitioners. Access the full article here.


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