"Reach everyone on the planet..." - Kimberlé Crenshaw and Intersectionality

Published by the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) and Gunda Werner Institute.

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a truly intersectional feminism can reach everyone on the planet.

Thirty years ago, Prof. Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term intersectionality. Since then, she has impacted social justice movements across the globe in unprecedented ways.

With the publication, “Reach Everyone on the Planet …,”the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ) and the Gunda Werner Institute want to honor Kimberlé Crenshaw’s contribution not only to social justice movements but also to the lives of people located at the intersections of several axes of oppression. This book gathers texts from prominent activists, critical thinkers and academics in Germany and Europe.

“If we can’t see a problem, we can’t fix the problem.”Kimberlé Crenshaw

table of contents:

Welcome, Introduction and foreword

Why intersectionality can’t wait - Kimberlé Crenshaw

Intersectionality is a concept that has never been a concept in my life - Mîran Newroz Çelik

Kimberlé Crenshaw’s influence on my thinking with regard to transformative justice - Maisha-Maureen Auma

Ableism and intersectionality - Elena Chamorro

Intersectionality—a weighty concept with history - Sabine Hark

Racial capitalism: hierarchies of belonging - Fatima El-Tayeb

Imagining community: Kimberlé Crenshaw and queer/trans of color politics - Jin Haritaworn

Where are the Black female professors in Europe? - Iyiola Solanke

A flight of butterflies - Emilia Roig

A reflection: on migration, difference and living a feminist life - Clementine Ewokolo Burnley

Kimberlé Crenshaw at the German Federal Constitutional Court: religion at the crossroads between race and gender - Nahed Samour

What’s in a word? - Amandine Gay

Kimberlé Crenshaw’s influence on my pedagogical action - Katja Kinder

Can we get a witness? - Julia Phillips

The German make-a-wish discourse - Dania Thaler

When Kimberlé Crenshaw came to Paris… - Christelle Gomis

The trouble with the female universalists - Rokhaya Diallo

Language matters - Sharon Dodua Otoo

Reading antidiscrimination law with Crenshaw, but without Rasse? - Cengiz Barskanmaz

Political intersectionality as a healing proposal - Peggy Piesche