Many of the foundational ideas of critical race theory trace back to feminist organizing, particularly from women of color feminism, as well as from Black Power movements of the civil rights area. CRT, as it is often called, grew out of a movement in the mid-1970s among American lawyers, legal scholars, and activists who were concerned that the important structural advances of the civil rights era had ground to a halt.1 This brief discussion makes some key connections between CRT and feminist media studies in the United States. It is not possible in this space to cite the many media scholars whose work can be linked to critical race theory....

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