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The Third World Black Woman, 1970–1979

Ashley D. Farmer

in Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634371
eISBN:
9781469634388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634371.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 5 examines the intersection of Black Power and black feminist politics by charting the development of the Third World Women’s Alliance (TWWA), a Black Power feminist group. It chronicles how ... More


The Multiple Identities of Feminist Women of Color: Creating a New Feminism?

Janis Sanchez-Hucles, Alex E. Dryden, and Barbara Winstead

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Only recently have the writings of women of color (WOC) significantly influenced the field of feminism. These WOC bring unique identities, concerns, and cultures to the feminist movement. In this ... More


Reproductive Control, Sexual Empowerment: The Aradia Women’s Health Center and the Early Movement for Feminist Health Reform

Jennifer Nelson

in More Than Medicine: A History of the Feminist Women's Health Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762776
eISBN:
9780814770894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762776.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at how Women's Liberation activists founded Aradia—a feminist women's health clinic—and ran the health center to provide contraceptive care, preventive care such as cancer ... More


Intersecting Indictments: Coalitions for Women’s Safety, Racial Justice, and the Right to the City

Emily L. Thuma

in All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042331
eISBN:
9780252051173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 4 examines black feminist–led antiviolence organizing in Boston and Washington, D.C. In these highly segregated cities, black feminist organizations led coalitions that crossed lines of race, ... More


Development

Eileen Boris

in Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919-2019

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190874629
eISBN:
9780190943707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874629.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This chapter turns to the construction of a category within a category, “women in developing countries,” whose difference from the Western norm defined the severity of woman’s oppression and made her ... More


“I Come from a Dream Deferred”

Erica C. Sutherlin

in Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The author of the poem “I Come from a Dream Deferred” speaks unapologetically about the complex identity politics related to the herstory of “Third World” women in the United States. The poem’s theme ... More


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