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Kimberlé Crenshaw: How R. Kelly Was Able to Dodge Justice

Clip: 10/14/2021 | 3m | Video has closed captioning.

Columbia law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw is world-renowned for her work on racism and sexism in America. Preeminent in her field, she coined the term "intersectionality" back in 1989. In a recent essay for The New York Times, "How R. Kelly Got Away With It," Crenshaw argues that the R&B star was able to dodge justice for so long because of a "societal disregard for Black women.

Aired: 10/14/21

Rating: NR

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