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Combahee River Collective Analysis

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The Combahee River Collective is one of the most important black feminist groups that focused on the Black women’s prejudices like racism, sexism, class oppression and homophobia. It was founded in Boston in 1974 and began as chapter of the National Black Feminist Organization (NBFO). Some members include Barbara Smith, Beverly Smith and Demita Frazier. This collective group of feminists wrote an essay named “ A Black feminist statement” , this statement was broken down into four major topics. The genesis of contemporary black feminism, what we believe, problems in organizing black feminists, and black feminist issues and practice. The statement starts off by offering a critique of Black Nationalist politics & women and the white supremacist
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