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These factors include race and ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, class, age, migration status and disability or ability.
Put simply, any inequality is never the product of a single, isolated factor. Rather it is the result of the intersections of various social factors, experiences, and power relations. This paper analyzes how two figures, namely Ida B. Wells and Amy Marcus, understood and utilized intersectionality as a lens through which to analyze events and as a political tool in the pursuit of the broader goals of their respective movements. The analysis is undertaken in the historical settings of their efforts. In addition, their specific events, writings, and actions are assessed as a way of conducting the analysis.
Ida Bell Wells was an African-American woman who lived between July 1862and March 1931. In their career life, Wells worked as a journalist, a newspaper editor, a suffragist, a sociologist and as an initial leader in the civil rights movement. As a journalist, Wells documented the lynching of blacks in the United States (Bressey 1). They demonstrated that it was a way of controlling blacks who displayed opposition to whites in any sphere of life. The lynching was usually done on the pretext of rape charges (Logan 50). Being an active leader of the civil rights movement, Wells established many leading womens organizations across the United States. These included the National Association of Colored Women which Wells founded in 1896 and the Women’s Era Club. The latter became the first civic organization for black women. Moreover, Wells co-founded the National Afro-American Council. Wells was endowed with public speaking skills and spoke at several international civil rights events.
The African-American Civil Rights Movement comprised several social movements across the United States. The goal of the movement was two-fold: first, the movement sought to bring to and end
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Black women before were denied of freedom to choose regarding their reproductive health.They were called slaves and inferior to the white men and women.The right to access for medical and reproductive health care was only accessible to the latter.Unfortunately,black women had no right to choose whether they would be going to have a child or not.This paper seeks to discuss the scenario involving African-American Women way back from the old times.Further,it aims to provide assessment with Dorothy Robert’s argument that:Social injustice requires absolute protection on women’s reproductive freedom.A Glimpse from the Old Setting 1.1 Discrimination against Black Women Roberts quoted that “mak
African American students who enroll in the graduate schools of social work have been increasing since time immemorial. The retention level in these graduate schools by the African American students has been realized due to different factors.Africans were mostly faced with challenges of racial discrimination, and therefore they tried their level best to get themselves out of this condition.
The US government is structured in such a way that accommodates the nation, otherwise referred to as Federal, and the State. The Federal Government is further broken down into substructure that includes: the Legislative Branch who takes care of promulgating statutes and policies; the Executive, which composes the President, cabinet agencies and military service, and finally the Judiciary Branch more commonly known as the courts.
The book, A Warming World identifies two types of causes of environmental degradation: the direct and the underlying causes. The direct causes are deemed to be natural while the underlying causes are social (David
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