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 CollectiveBeginnings in The NBFO, Naming The Collective, Developing The Statement, Other Political Work, Endings, Collective Members and Participants

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Black Feminism - Latter 20th Century
... the National Black Feminist Organization, the Combahee River Collective, a radical lesbian feminist group ... The Combahee River Collective opposed the practice of lesbian separatism, considering that, in practice, Separatists focused exclusively on sexist oppression and not on others oppression (race, class, etc ... The Combahee River Collective, in particular on the impulse of Barbara Smith, would engage itself in various publications on feminism, showing that the position of Black women was specific and ...
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Combahee River Collective - Collective Members and Participants
... The Combahee Collective was large and fluid throughout its history ... Here is a list of some collective members and contributors Barbara Smith Sharon Page Ritchie Cheryl Clarke Margo Okazawa Rey Gloria Akasha Hull Eleanor Johnson Demita Frazier Audre Lorde ...

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