Black Women

Some articles on black, women, black women:

Combahee River Collective - Other Political Work
... predominantly white feminist movement, and a Black nationalist vision of women deferring to Black male leadership." She notes that, in addition to penning the statement, "collective ... based on the notion that (the women) were alleged to be prostitutes and therefore not worthy of protection or investigation." "That winter and spring were a time of great demoralization, anger ... The Black feminist political analysis and practice the Combahee River Collective had developed since 1974 enabled us to grasp both the sexual-political ...
Marriage Squeeze - History
... that African American men marry non-African Americans at a higher rate than do African American women ... According to Newsweek, 43% of African American women between the ages of 30 and 34 have never been married ... of social ostracism, to which Caucasian American men who married African American women were heavily subjected in the past ...
Double Jeopardy: To Be Black And Female
... Double Jeopardy To Be Black and Female is a pamphlet which was written by Frances M ... The pamphlet was later revised and then published in The Black Woman, an anthology edited by Toni Cade Bambara in 1970 ... and troubles which come about when one tries to analyze the role of a black female in society ...
Standpoint Theory - Feminist Standpoint Theories - Black Feminist Standpoint Theories
... Black feminist thought is a collection of ideas, writings, and art that articulates a standpoint of and for black women of the African Diaspora ... Black feminist thought describes black women as a unique group that exists in a "place" in US social relations where intersectional processes of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and sexual orientation shape black ... Black feminist thought is grounded in black women's historical experience with enslavement, anti-lynching movements, segregation, Civil Rights and Black Power movements, sexual politics, capitalism, and patriarchy ...
Beverly Smith - Selected Works - Anthologies
... The Wedding, from Home Girls A Black Feminist Anthology, 1983, ed ... Barbara Smith Kitchen Table Women of Color Press Combahee River Collective Statement, authored with Barbara Smith and Demita Frazier Smith, Barbara Beverly ... from This Bridge Called My Back Writings by Radical Women of Color, eds ...

Famous quotes containing the words black women, women and/or black:

    A major problem for Black women, and all people of color, when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism, is our profound skepticism that white people can actually be oppressed.
    Barbara Smith (b. 1946)

    One might imagine that a movement which is so preoccupied with the fulfillment of human potential would have a measure of respect for those who nourish its source. But politics make strange bedfellows, and liberated women have elected to become part of a long tradition of hostility to mothers.
    Elaine Heffner (20th century)

    There are three kinds of people:
    White people, Colored people
    and Black people.
    Peter Abrahams (b. 1919)