Check Out 2 NYTimes Op-Eds by Kimberle Crenshaw and Luke Charles Harris

Click here to read Kimberlé Crenshaw's opinion piece in the New York Times, "The Girls Obama Forgot."

Here are a few quotes from the article that you are free to tweet or post. Remember to include #WhyWeCantWait!

"What needs to be fixed are not boys per se, but the conditions in which marginalized communities of color must live" 

"Mr. Obama gave a shout-out to all the 'heroic single moms out there,' but did not utter the word 'girls' even once." 

"Black girls have the highest levels of school suspension of any girls. They also face gender-specific risks" 

"Median WEALTH of: Blk women—$100, Blk men—$7,900, Hispanic women—$120, Hispanic men—$9,730, White women—$41.5K"

 

Then Click Here to read Luke Charles Harris's opinion piece in the New York Times, "Support the Women Who Raise Black Boys."