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How We Get Free

Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective
Oct 10, 2018LPL_DirectorBrad rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This book is required reading for all humans. You should maybe even read it to your cats and dogs, too. The Combahee River Collective Statement is a bedrock document of Black feminism from 1977. It is an essential primary source document in American history. After the statement, we get recent long-form interviews by Princeton professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor with three of the writers of the statement, sisters Barbara and Beverly Smith, and Demita Frazier. Also included is in-depth with Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza and the transcription of a short talk given by the celebrated scholar Barbara Ransby. This is book will not take you long to read, but it will give you lots and lots to chew on and ponder. Read this book right now.