Professor Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, in his article and in the video conversation with Robin D.G. Kelley, revisits the Combahee River Collective and their use of the term “identity politics.” In your own words, please explain the meaning of “identity politics” according to Táíwò. Your answer should be approximately 5-7 sentences or longer. NOTE: Please do not use any outside sources for your answer; Táíwò is offering a definition of “identity politics” different from its common use.
2) “Elite capture” is a key concept for Professor Táíwò. In your own words, describe what he means by elite capture and give at least one “real world” example. Hint: It might be helpful to read through this NY Magazine article to build your answer: