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The term “intersectionality,” coined by the legal scholar Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, refers to the idea that when multiple systems of oppression intersect, the result may be a new system with distinctive characteristics of its own, rather than just a simple combination of the two previous systems. So, for example, African American women may be subject to forms of discrimination that are not present for other women or for other African Americans. These forms of discrimination may only appear when both factors are present. In theory, this concept may be applied to any individual or group that is subject to discrimination on two or more grounds, including by race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, disability or other factors.
Choose an example of racism in which you feel that intersectionality comes into play and answer the following questions about it using the following two links:
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