The Black Feminist Digital Archive collects and describes materials related to black feminist organizations active in the U.S. from 1968 to roughly 1980. Those organizations include:
- Black Women Organized for Action (BWOA)
- National Alliance of Black Feminists (NABF)
- National Black Feminist Organization (NBFO)
- The Third World Women's Alliance (TWWA)
- Combahee River Collective
The Black Feminist Digital Archive's provides greater access to the meeting minutes, newsletter, publications, event flyers, and other materials related to black feminist organizing against racism, sexism, heterosexism, classism and ablism. Their analysis was multi-issued and varied across the political spectrum.
BWOA member Jean Kresy was inspired to write a poem to members who had yet to pay their membership dues.
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A zine BWOA created to explain why the organization was boycotting General Mills. It begins with Suzy as a child receiving toys that fail to ask about…
Letter to Julian Bond, lawyer for Joanne Little, who was accused of murdering her assailant after a sexual assualt. Donated $250 to her defense…
Appeal to San Francisco describing why black women need more representation on the Mayor's Committe on the Status of Women