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SPOTLIGHT on Dr. Danielle Moss Lee

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“‘We live in a patriarchal society and in every area of life, women of color face the most cutting disparities,’ writes Dr. Danielle Moss Lee, CEO of YWCA of New York.

The educator and social change activist works to bring attention to an often overlooked and disadvantaged population – black females.

‘Black boys may be differently impacted by race in society, but black girls don’t get a gendered pass. If we look at rates of school push out, domestic and police violence, Black women’s identity position doesn’t give us woman privilege. We cannot leave our girls behind,’ she continues.”

 

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