Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Combahee Survival: Difficult
“We have found that it is very difficult to organize around Black feminist issues, difficult even to announce in certain contexts that we are Black feminists.”-Combahee River Collective Statement, 1977
What desire, anxiety, hope and love do you feel towards fellow members of your oppressed group?
What’s a time when you could not speak your political stance out loud? What caused that? What would it take to make your vision more speakable?
ARE YOU A BLACK FEMINIST? Why? Why not?
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