Kimberlé Crenshaw

Kimberlé Crenshaw is a professor at Columbia Law School and UCLA Law School. Her work focuses on racial and social justice and gender equality. Intersectionality and Critical Race Theory are academic disciplines that have emerged from her work. Crenshaw is also the Executive Director and Co Founder of the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia Law School. She has been instrumental in international organizational events such as the United Nations’ World Conference on Racism and the conference for Expert Group on Gender and Race Discrimination. She has also been an influential voice in racial justice campaigns such as “Say Her Name: Resisting Police Brutality Against Black Women” and “Black Girls Matter”. Crenshaw’s articles can be found in Ms.Magazine, Harvard Law Review, National Black Law Journal, Southern California Law Review and has appeared on MSNBC, NPR and “The Tavis Smiley Show”.
The American Bar Foundation named Crenshaw the 2016 Fellows Outstanding Scholar.

Kimberle Crenshaw
Kimberle Crenshaw

Professor of Law at Columbia and UCLA

Areas of Expertise: gender equality, race, social and racial justice, affirmative action, violence against women. structural racial inequality

Location: New York and Los Angeles

Contact Info
Email: crenshaw@law.columbia.edu
Twitter: @sandylocks

 

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Stella Flores

Stella Flores is an Associate Professor of Higher Education at New York University. She is an expert in Higher Education Policy, Completion Among Low-Income and Underrepresented Populations, College Access and Affirmative Action. Her research has used large-scale databases to examine the effects of state and federal policies on college completion rates as well as college access for low-income and underrepresented populations. Flores is on the editorial board of several academic journals, including Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, The Review of Higher Education and Sociology of Education. Her work has been cited in various amicus briefs submitted to the Supreme Court relating to affirmative action and higher education. She is located in New York City.

Stella Flores (Vanderbilt University / Lauren Holland)

Associate Professor of Higher Education at New York University

Location: New York, NY

Contact Information:

Phone: 212-998-5522

Email: stella.flores@nyu.edu

Twitter: @ProfessorFlores

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Inimai Chettiar

Inimai Chettiar is the director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Justice Program, where she works to create an effective, rational and fair legal system. The program proposes and works to enact data-driven policy and legal reforms aimed at two main goals: ending mass incarceration and closing the justice gap for low-income Americans.

Chettiar has written for publications such as Huffington Post, The Atlantic and The New York Times, and has appeared on RT and Black Agenda Report Radio.

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Director of the Justice Program, Brennan Center for Justice

Areas of Expertise: Law, Justice, Incarceration, Affirmative Action, Race, Low-Income Americans, Legal Reform

Location: New York, NY

Contact Information: 

Please contact Naren Daniel, Brennan Center for Justice communication coordinator

Email: naren.daniel@nyu.edu

Phone: (646) 292-8310

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Eboni K. Williams

Eboni K. Williams is a talk radio personality, political commentator/strategist, and trial attorney based in L.A. She covers national legal and political issues with a pop culture perspective. Her commentary can be seen on Fox News’ The O’Reily Factor, Hannity, Your World with Neil Cavuto and CNN.

Williams hosts a talk radio show on KTLK AM1150 bringing insightful commentary on the latest headlines and celebrity justice stories. She began her legal career specializing in family law and civil litigation, providing legal consult on high-profile divorce, spousal support, and child custody cases. As a solutions-oriented attorney, she later made the transition into practicing as a public defender, as well as a private defense lawyer in North Carolina and throughout the greater Los Angeles area. She has represented clients in criminal matters including murders, rapes, high volume drug cases, sex crimes and federal offenses.

While in private practice, Eboni has represented professional athletes during employment and sponsorship contract negotiations. Additionally, she has defended NFL and NBA players against drug, property and assault charges. She has worked for various politicians, including New Orleans City Council Members, supporting efforts to rebuild the city of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.


Trial Attorney, Talk Radio Host on KTLK AM1150

Areas of Expertise: Gay Marriage, Supreme Court Cases, Affirmative Action, Immigration, Gun Violence, Elections, GOP/Minority Relations, Women’s Issues, High Profile Trials, Constitutional Law

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information:
Email: ebonikwilliams@gmail.com
Phone: (919) 923-1181

 

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Fatima Goss Graves

Fatima (fah-TEE-mah) Goss Graves is the President and CEO at the National Women’s Law Center, where she “works to promote the rights of women and girls at school and in the workplace.” Previously, she worked as an appellate and trial litigator at Mayer Brown LLP and as a law clerk for Judge Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Graves is a member of the Women’s Media Center 2012 Progressive Women’s Voices Class. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and Yale Law School.

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President and CEO, National Women’s Law Center

Areas of Expertise: Affirmative Action in the Workplace and Education, Equal Pay & the Wage Gap, Military (Women in the Military), Career & Technical Education, Pregnant and Parenting Students, School Reform & Dropout Prevention, Sexual Harassment, Education & Title IX, Employment

Location: Washington, DC

Contact Information:
For bookings, please contact Maria Patrick and Olympia Feil:

Email: mpatrick@nwlc.org | ofeil@nwlc.org
Phone: (202) 588-5180
Twitter@FGossGraves

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