Intersectionality at the Heart of Civil Rights

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Madelyn Detloff Intersectionality at the Heart of Civil Rights Madelyn Detloff Memory, forgetting, and the patched present Patch – missing bits of code, instruction Gay man in the civil rights movement March on Washington Use homophobia to accuse one of the leaders/try to bring him down Racial justice AND economic justice The changing world of disabled people The capital just became handicap accessible Police had to be trained to drag away disabled during a march – 1990 Gay/lesbian march on washington – 1987 Occupy movement – 2012 Equality and jobs Rustin’s “Freedom Budget” for all Americans Demand for economic justice coupled with dignity and self-respect
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Unformatted text preview: Speech at Harvard University Why how we remember and why we forget Pressures, impulses, internal/external motivators Important ethical and political attributions Trauma studies Unburying forced forgetting Pact of oblivion burying bodies and forgetting about it Columbus Day discovery of the US Forget about the indigenous people that were killed off by settlers Judith Lewis Herman Psychiatrist for those dealing with trauma complex PTSD prolonged exposure to traumatic events without reasonable hope of escape Torture I won the war Ill write the history The Spanish Civil War 2004 change in power...
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