How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective

How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective

The Combahee River Collective, a group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the anti-racist and women's liberation movements of the 1960s and 70s. In this collection, founding members of the organization and contemporary activists reflect on the legacy of its contributions to black feminism and its impact on today's struggles.

Title:How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781608468553
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    How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective Reviews

  • Michael

    Succinct and precise, How We Get Free reflects on the political legacy of the Combahee River Collective, a group of radical Black feminists active throughout the seventies. The collection includes the...

  • Shirleen R

    Brief impression: Loved this collection. LOVED! Why? Back to basics. Back to fundamentals. Back to clear articulations of "what do we believe" and "why?" Sure, blame my displeasure with the ever-prese...

  • K

    It feels good to get back to reading after a two week hiatus. I really, really, really enjoyed this book. So many highlights and tabs, and writing in the margins after just one read. I totally plan on...

  • Nina

    "I'm not nostalgic. I'm looking back to mine the past for what it can help us with right now, and for what it can help us pass on and create. And I still feel part of creation. When people start talki...

  • Gabriella

    This book is like reading conversations with five fortune tellers, OMG. It brings me back to my central point in life (courtesy of my friend Ambar): "everything I aspire to do, my ancestors have done ...

  • h ?

    the ... principle that i take away from the work of the crc is the one of self-determination. they insist this: "if we don't love ourselves, if we don't work for our own liberation, who will do tha...

  • Camryn

    I hope to revisit this many times in the future. ...

  • Gretchen

    Yep, loved everything about this. Required reading for white feminists. ...

  • B Sarv

    How We Get Free by Keeanga-Yamahtta TaylorCitation (APA): Taylor, K. (2020). How We Get Free [Kindle iOS version]. Retrieved from Amazon.comThis book gave me the opportunity to think and learn about m...

  • Bryan Cebulski

    I went into How We Get Free expecting a more historical approach, using the oral histories of Combahee's founders to weave a brief narrative about what the collective did and how it came to be. Instea...