Combahee River Collective

The Combahee River Collective was a Black feminist Lesbian organization active in Boston from 1974 to 1980. They are perhaps best known for developing the Combahee River Collective Statement, a key document in the history of contemporary Black feminism and the development of the concepts of identity as used among political organizers and social theorists.

Read more about Combahee River Collective:  Beginnings in The NBFO, Naming The Collective, Developing The Statement, Other Political Work, Endings, Collective Members and Participants

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