Primary Text Post: The Combahee River Collective (via Like a Whisper)

This is truly a foundational black feminist text, and it isn’t taught nearly enough in “mainstream” feminist courses. Enjoy.

Often when we talk about feminism, we talk about it as if it is a movement exclusively for mainstream centered identities within the larger category "woman", ie that "woman" is in fact a vary narrow group that excludes most women in the world. What this operational definition of "woman" means for black women who fight for gender equality is that our primary texts remain hidden or the stuff of academe. While today's primary text is one you should … Read More

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