KIMBERLÉ CRENSHAW

 J.D. Harvard; L.L.M. University of Wisconsin; B.A. Cornell University

Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, is a leading authority in the area of Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law.  Her articles have appeared in the Harvard Law Review, National Black Law Journal, Stanford Law Review and Southern California Law Review. She is the founding coordinator of the Critical Race Theory Workshop, and the co-editor of the volume, Critical Race Theory: Key Documents That Shaped the Movement. Crenshaw has lectured widely on race matters, addressing audiences across the country as well as in Europe, India, Africa and South America. Read more >

  LUKE CHARLES HARRIS

 Ph.D. Princeton University; J.D., L.L.M. Yale University;      B.A. Saint Joseph’s University

Dr. Luke Charles Harris is the former Chair of the Department of Political Science at Vassar College, where he teaches American Politics and Constitutional Law; and the Co-founder of the African American Policy Forum (Policy Forum). The Policy Forum was developed as part of an ongoing effort to promote women’s rights in the context of struggles for racial justice. It is a media-monitoring think-tank and information clearinghouse that works to bridge the gap between scholarly research and public debates on questions of inequality, discrimination and injustice. Read more > 

 

 

Chairman of the Board

George Lipsitz

Our Board of Directors

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Alvin Starks • Director of Strategic Initiatives and Philanthropy, NAACP
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http://www.law.berkeley.edu/10306.htm

Janine Jackson  • Program Director & Co-Producer of CounterSpin, FAIR
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http://www.fair.org/blog/author/janine-jackson/

Tim Wise • Antiracist Essayist and Educator
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http://www.timwise.org/about/

Marianne L. Engelman-Lado  •  Managing Attorney @ Northeast Regional Office, EarthJustice
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http://earthjustice.org/about/staff/marianne-engelman-lado

Lydia Mallett • Vice President of Staffing and Diversity, Tyco International
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https://www.conference-board.org/bio/index.cfm?bioid=1152

Devon Carbado • The Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
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https://law.ucla.edu/faculty/faculty-profiles/devon-w-carbado/

Beverly Guy-Sheftall  • Founding Director of the Women’s Research and Resource Center and the Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies, Spelman College
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http://www.spelman.edu/academics/faculty/beverly-guy-sheftall

Chandra Bhatnagar • Senior Staff Attorney with the Human Rights Program, ACLU
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https://www.aclu.org/human-rights/biography-chandra-bhatnagar

George Lipsitz• Professor of Black Studies, University of California Santa Barbara
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http://www.blackstudies.ucsb.edu/people/george-lipsitz