Today, we are going to STFU and listen to Dr. Catherine L. Pugh (no, not this Catherine Pugh). Her biography (via Medium):
Catherine Pugh is an Attorney at Law and former Adjunct Professor at the Temple University, Japan. She developed and taught Race and the Law for its undergraduate program, and Evidence, Criminal Law, and Criminal and Civil Procedure for its law program. She has worked for the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section, and as a Public Defender for the State of Maryland.
Dr. Pugh is a Black woman.
Dr. Catherine L. Pugh
Attorney-at-Law, Professor of Law, &
Author on the Subject of Racism.
(image: face shot she uses on her public online platforms,
so I hope she doesn’t mind my posting it here…
Dear Lard please don’t sue me Catherine!)
It was some time in June of 2020 when an essay of Catherine Pugh’s made the social justice social media rounds with whiplash speed and broad exposure. I read it, and then I read it again, and I have never been the same since.