Intersectionality Matters!

After perhaps the most important election of our lifetimes, the real work begins. On this episode, Kimberlé sits down with a brilliant group of political thinkers and leaders to analyze the 2020 election and the challenges that remain. The discussion includes insights as to how local organizers turned Georgia blue for the first time in a generation, what strategies progressives might employ to keep pressure on President-elect Biden, and why in 2020, President Trump appears to have made electoral inroads with every demographic but white men. The panelists also discuss Kamala Harris’ historic ascension to the nation's second highest office, despite facing unparalleled levels of misogynoir.


ALICIA GARZA - Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter; Principal, Black Futures Lab

EDDIE GLAUDE JR. - Professor, Princeton; Author of Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

JANINE JACKSON - Program Director, FAIR; Producer/Host of CounterSpin

REP BARBARA LEE - U.S. Representative for California's 13th congressional district

KATE MANNE - Professor, Cornell; Author of Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

VIET THANH NGUYEN - Professor, USC; Pulitzer Prize author, The Sympathizer

KIRSTEN WEST SAVALI - Executive Producer, Essence Magazine

EMERY WRIGHT - Co-director, Project South; Organizer and political educator

Hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw (@sandylocks)

Produced by Julia Sharpe-Levine

Edited by Julia Sharpe-Levine and Rebecca Scheckman

Additional support provided by the African American Policy Forum

Music by Blue Dot Sessions

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