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How we get free : Black feminism and the Combahee River Collective

Author: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Publisher: Chicago : Haymarket Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the last several years, Black feminism has reemerged as the analytical framework for the activist response to the oppression of trans women of color, the fight for reproductive rights, and, of course, the movement against police abuse and violence. The most visible organizations and activists connected to the Black Lives Matter movement speak openly about how Black feminism shapes their politics and strategies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
ISBN: 9781608468553 1608468550
OCLC Number: 1022312889
Description: 191 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Combahee River Collective Statement --
Barbara Smith --
Beverly Smith --
Demita Frazier --
Alicia Garza --
Comments by Barbara Ransby --
Acknowledgments --
Contributor Biographies.
Responsibility: edited by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

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"If Black women were free, it would mean that everyone else would have to be free." -Combahee River Collective Statement  Read more...

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"This new collection of a four-decades-old text reminds us that black women have long known that America's destiny is inseparable from how it treats them and the nation ignores this truth at its Read more...

 
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