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Kimberlé Crenshaw first coined the term intersectionality in 1989, which refers to the complex and cumulative way that the effects of different forms of discrimination (such as racism, sexism, and classism) combine, overlap, and yes, intersect – especially in the experiences of marginalized people or groups (Merriam-Webster).

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  • Liberal Education – A quarterly magazine from the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU) that “incorporates the themes of AAC&U’s now-retired journals, Diversity & Democracy and Peer Review.”



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