Crenshaw speaks as Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecturer at Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Excerpt from Thomas Jefferson School of Law news: "Intersectionality" is a term that may have been new to many of the people who attended the 10th Annual Women and the Law Conference at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on Friday, April 30, but now they have a much better grasp of this significant legal concept. Indeed, the conference was titled "Women of Color and Intersectionality: Understanding and Addressing Challenges" with the specific goal of creating more awareness about this dilemma that impacts untold numbers of women in this country who seek relief from race and sex-based discrimination.

Who better to define intersectionality than Professor Kimberle Crenshaw of UCLA and Columbia law schools? She was this year's Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecturer at the conference, which was presented jointly by TJSL's Women and The Law Project and UCLA Law School's Critical Race Studies program.

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