As the need for strong movement infrastructure goes, so does the urgency for us to understand -- in very clear terms -- the language we use to describe this moment, and our politics. Laura is joined this week by celebrated academic, organizer, and advocate Professor Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, who is perhaps best known for coining the term intersectionality.
Lucy Parsons: The Anarchist, Intersectional Feminist Labor Activist Who Inspired May Day, The Civil Rights Movement, and Occupy
"Workers shouldn't strike and go out and starve, but strike and remain in, and take possession"
— Lucy Parsons.
Lucy Parsons was of Mexican American, African American, and Native American descent. Born into slavery, a feminist, anarchist, and a leading labor activist, she was an intersectional thinker a century before the term was coined.Read more