Combahee River


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Com·ba·hee River

 (kŭm-bē′, kŭm′bē)
A river, about 225 km (140 mi) long, of southern South Carolina flowing southeast to the Atlantic Ocean.
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How would the history of the US gay and lesbian left of the 1970s through the 1990s look if it began with the politics and activism of these people of color groups and others, such as the Combahee River Collective?
For example, Jennifer Nash's (2013) work traces the long history of black feminist activism and the mobilization of love (Collins, 2004; Combahee River Collective, 1983; hooks, 2000; Jordan, 1978), outlining the complex ways in which love is utilized in these political movements.
She scouted out the lay of the land over 25 miles along the Combahee River, which was filled with mines.
Women of color, largely on the margins of the Women's Liberation Movement, created their own collective spaces to meet other women who loved women, such as The Combahee River Collective and SALSA Soul Sisters.
As is surely well known, it was Afro-American feminists who introduced the concept of intersectionality into feminist theory in their critique of white feminists' color blindness and their endeavor to make their specific experience of exploitation and discrimination visible (see Combahee River Collective Statement 1977, Cremshaw 1989, hooks 1981).
She was also the first woman in American military history to plan and conduct an armed expedition--the Combahee River raid, which liberated more than 700 slaves.
Historicamente, suele atribuirse al Combahee River Collective (1)
En la primera parte encontramos dos textos clasicos sobre interseccionalidad de Kimbele Williams Crenshaw y el manifiesto feminista negro de Combahee River Collective .
These organizations carried such names as The Northhampton Association of Education and Industry, The Nashoba Commune, The Combahee River Colony, The Ex-Slave Relief, Bounty and Pension Association, and the Independent Order of Saint Lukes.
Though articulated as a concept in black feminism in the 1990s, we can see intersectionality operating in earlier Afro-Diasporic political organizations such as the Combahee River Collective, the Black Panther Party, the PanAfrican Association, and the National Association of Colored Women.
En primer lugar, recoge el texto 'Un manifiesto feminista negro' elaborado por el Combahee River Collective.
In Home Girls was the transformative Combahee River Collective Statement, named after a river in South Carolina that Harriet Tubman crossed to free 750 Black slaves, declaring "our politics sprang from our shared belief that Black women are inherently valuable, our shared liberation, a necessity, not an adjunct for someone else's struggle.