Long before “intersectionality” gave us a language to analyze the interactions of race, class, and gender, W.E.B. Du Bois examined the particular experience and role of black women in American capitalism.
Cheryl Townsend Gilkes
Rev. Dr. Cheryl Townsend Gilkes is the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies at Colby College. Her work focuses on the roles and experiences of black Christian women in 20th century America.