Elizabeth Warren, Woman of Color

Elizabeth Warren was once a woman of color? I guess it depends on how you define color:

…a 1997 Fordham Law Review piece described her as Harvard Law School’s “first woman of color,” based, according to the notes at the bottom of the story, on a “telephone interview with Michael Chmura, News Director, Harvard Law (Aug. 6, 1996).”

The mention was in the middle of a lengthy and heavily-annotated Fordham piece on diversity and affirmative action and women. The title of the piece, by Laura Padilla, was “Intersectionality and positionality: Situating women of color in the affirmative action dialogue.”

Intersectionality and positionality? If Naomi Riley is available to mock Laura Padilla, I’d say she could start with affirmative action “programs [that] are often slipshod, academically non-rigorous, and repositories for “grievance” politics.”

But I digress on Warren as a woman of color. White is a color.

And she might have a freckle or something.

(Not that I’d know or want to know…in fact, eww.)

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About Professor Mockumental

I enjoy almost all forms of parody, buffoonery, and general high-jinks. Satire has shown itself to be an essential societal need; I therefore humbly offer my services in such a manner. I enjoy mocking the usual suspects at the New York Times (Charles Blows, Moron Dowd, and the earth is flat guy) and Washington Post (Dana Milkbag, E.D. Dijon, and David Ignoramus). There are many others as well, but sadly, there are always too many targets and too little time.

Posted on May 15, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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