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Living for the Revolution: Black Feminist Organizations, 1968-1980
The first in-depth analysis of the black feminist movement, Living for the Revolution fills in a crucial but overlooked chapter in African American, women’s, and social movement history. Through original oral history interviews with key activists and analysis of previously unexamined organizational records, Kimberly Springer traces the emergence, life, and decline of sever...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published April 28th 2005 by Duke University Press Books
(first published March 30th 2005)
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Black Feminist/Womanist Studies
Black Feminism, Womanism, & Critical Race Feminism
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Springer writes an analysis of Black feminist organizations during the Civil Rights Era. Disenfranchised by their intersectional oppression, Black women were excluded by the feminist and Black civil rights movements and platforms. Black feminists organized against both race and gender oppression, yet even after organizing, Black feminist groups were marginalized by larger civil rights groups during the same period - and continue to be marginalized in movements today. To begin her analysis, Sprin...more