“The Future Is Intersectional”: Using the Arts to Reinsert Black Women Into the Civil Rights Narrative

  title={“The Future Is Intersectional”: Using the Arts to Reinsert Black Women Into the Civil Rights Narrative},
  author={Amanda Elizabeth Vickery and Kyra Trent and Cinthia S. Salinas},
  journal={Multicultural Perspectives},
  pages={224 - 232}
In this article we outline the importance of reinserting the voices, experiences, and contributions of Black women as critical citizens into the narrative of the modern-day Civil Rights Movement. In order to examine the history of Black women as critical civic agents, teachers must interrogate how Black women’s raced and gendered identities intersect and result in a particular kind of discrimination that is oftentimes never examined. We explore the ways in which the arts can be integrated into… 
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