Alexandra Moffett-Bateau

Alexandra Moffett-Bateau is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at John Jay College, CUNY. In addition to her academic writing, Alexandra is a freelance writer as a part of the #EchoingIda collective. The love of her life is her rescue dog, Honey, and she is passionate about supporting writers, students, and grassroots social justice organizations. You can find Alex on her website:

Equal Pay Day for (Some) African-American Women

Black lesbians are hyper-marginalized within their race, gender, and sexual orientation. The rates of poverty and unemployment for Black lesbians means that our society must think more critically about policy and legislation that would improve the quality of life across all marginalized groups.