Black Feminism: A Sociological Analysis

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The sociological impact Collins have made in sociology is to oppose oppression, racism, search for justice for black women, and enhance our theories to understand the current system/social world. According to Higginbotham (2012), in the 1970s and 1980s, black feminists were struggling—if white people studied people of color it was readily viewed as scholarship compared to people of color who studied in this field. During this time, they felt isolated, had trouble finding academy positions, and faced barriers of promotion. However, Collins early work: Black Feminist Thought opened new doors and influenced young scholars to expand their works. Many scholars tried to eliminate myths about Black women, identify their contributions to the community,
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