The racist, sexist and classist structure the American society compartmentalizes its its various ethnic groups, denigrates the colored as inferior and characterizes males and females as center and margin respectively. Just as black as groups are relegated to an underclass by virtue of their race, women are related to a separate caste by virtue of their sex. Black women are related to a separate caste by virtue of their sex. A system of unequal power and privilege where humans are divided into groups or races with asocial rewards unevenly distributed to groups based on their racial classification.
The overlap of oppressions creates an unfair and exclusive experience to those oppressed. Kimberle Crenshaw talks about three court cases where Black females faced the issues of intersectionality. These women were suing because they believed they were being discriminated for both their race and sex. Unfortunately, the courts treated race and gender as mutually exclusive categories. These women were not able to defend themselves because they either had to sue for sex discrimination or race, but not both. Which in term causes a lot of harm to black women as a group. The only way to treat the damage that has been done is to break down social barriers and eliminated the stress that comes with being black in….
In , Crenshaw received a bachelor's degree in government and Africana studies from Cornell University  where she was a member of the Quill and Dagger senior honor society. Crenshaw is one of the founders of the field of critical race theory. Following completion of her LL.
The Rhetorical Strategies of a Latina Judge's Speech To End the Lack of Representation Throughout the diversity in the United States, there is a multitude of factors that underestimate and terminate the presence or idea of women and minorities in government roles. In current times, awareness of gender equality and excluded minorities has rose to an all- time high. Many are advocating that the way our country sees and treats intersectionality needs to change for the better. Judge Sonia Sotomayor is an advocator by spreading this public announcement through a piece of a speech. She discusses the obstacles she and other minorities face to place higher on the social ladder and to be represented during a speech at the Judge Mario G.