Black women across the United States have been marching on the front lines of protests for decades, demanding justice and equality — but they are still disregarded by social justice movements, according to a new study.

“Black women are often overlooked in people’s conversations about racism and sexism even though they face a unique combination of both of these forms of discrimination simultaneously,” said Stewart Coles, lead researcher of the study published by the American Psychological Association.
“This ‘intersectional invisibility’ means that movements that are supposed to help Black women may be contributing to their marginalization.”
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