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Race and Dyslexia
In 1989, Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw coined terminology to explain the compounding impact of race and gender on African American women - Intersectionality.
"Intersectionality is a lens through which you can see where power comes and collides, where it interlocks and intersects. It’s not simply that there’s a race problem here, a gender problem here, and a class or LBGTQ problem there. Many times that framework erases what happens to people who are subject to all of these things." - Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw, June 2017
We borrow this term to highlight the intersectionality of Dyslexia and race.
School to Prison Pipeline
Lowered literacy performance
Decreased school engagement
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