A GIF Response to Readings on Critical Race Feminism

“Of Women Born: Courage and Strength to Survive in the Maquiladoras of Reynosa and Río Bravo, Tamaulipas,” by Elvia Rosales Arriola

“Trade liberalization translated into working conditions that for women routinely brought sexual harassment and physical abuse, violence, mandatory pregnancy testing, and denial of the basic human right to organize collectively to demand better wages and treatment.” (681)

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“Converging Stereotypes in Racialized Sexual Harassment: Where the Model Minority Meets Suzie Wong,” by Sumi K. Cho

“To deter harassment such as this, the law should acknowledge the particular white male supremacist logic at work.” (677)

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“Máscaras, Trenzas, y Greñas: (Un)Masking the Self While (Un)Braiding Latina Stories and Legal Discourse,” by Margaret E. Montoya

“My clothes signified my ambivalence: Perhaps if I dressed like a lawyer, eventually I would acquire more conventional ideas and ideals and fit in with my peers. Or perhaps if I dressed like a lawyer, I could harbor for some future use the disruptive, and, at times, unwelcome thoughts that entered my head.” (661)

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“Stealing Away: Black Women, Outlaw Culture, and the Rhetoric of Rights,” by Monica J. Evans

“Outlaw communities show us how a rights discourse could function without consigning us to disconnected, atomistic autonomous spheres.” (655)

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“Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women of Color, Equality, and the Right of Privacy” by Dorothy E. Roberts

“It is only by affirming the personhood and equality of poor women of color that the survival of their future generations will be ensured.” (405)

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