By Alethia Jones,Virginia Eubanks,Barbara Smith (With)
As an organizer, author, writer, scholar-activist, and elected respectable, Barbara Smith has performed key roles in a number of social justice pursuits, together with Civil Rights, feminism, lesbian and homosexual liberation, anti-racism, and Black feminism. Her 4 many years of grassroots activism solid collaborations that brought the concept oppression needs to be fought on numerous fronts at the same time, together with gender, race, category, and sexuality. by way of combining hard-to-find ancient records with new unpublished interviews with fellow activists, this publication uncovers the deep roots of today’s “identity politics” and “intersectionality” and serves as a vital primer for practising unity and resistance.
Alethia Jones is Director of schooling and management improvement at 1199 SEIU United Healthcare employees East.
Virginia Eubanks is affiliate Professor of Women’s reports on the collage at Albany, nation collage of latest York and writer of Digital useless finish: scuffling with for Social Justice within the details Age.
Barbara Smith is Public provider Professor within the college of Social Welfare on the college at Albany, nation collage of recent York. She served phrases as a member of town of Albany’s universal Council, and is the writer of The fact That by no means Hurts: Writings on Race, Gender, and Freedom.
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