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

Category: Book
Edited By: Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta
Subject:  HISTORY / African American
  POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Radicalism
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Published: December 2017
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.50in x 8.50in
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From The Publisher*Praise forFrom #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation: This brilliant book is the best analysis we have of the #BlackLivesMatter moment of the long struggle for freedom in America. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor has emerged as the most sophisticated and courageous radical intellectual of her generation." - Dr. Cornel West "Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor's searching examination of the social, political, and economic dimensions of the prevailing racial order offers important context for understanding the necessity of the emerging movement for black liberation." - Michelle Alexander, author ofThe New Jim Crow The Combahee River Collective, a path-breaking group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the antiracist and women's liberation movements of the 1960s and 70s. In this collection of essays and interviews edited by activist-scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, 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. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes on Black politics, social movements, and racial inequality in the United States. Her bookFrom #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation won the 2016 Lannan Cultural Freedom Award for an Especially Notable Book. Her articles have been published inSouls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture and Society, Jacobin, New Politics, The Guardian, In These Times, Black Agenda Report, Ms., International Socialist Review, and other publications. Taylor is Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University. "
Biographical NoteKeeanga-Yamahtta Taylor writes on Black politics, social movements, and racial inequality in the United States. Her bookFrom #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation won the 2016 Lannan Cultural Freedom Award for an Especially Notable Book. Her articles have been published inSouls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics,Culture and Society,Jacobin,New Politics, theGuardian,In These Times,Black Agenda Report,Ms.,International Socialist Review, and other publications. Taylor is assistant professor in the department of African American Studies at Princeton University.