The Black Feminist Organizational Archive offers archival materials and oral histories 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.

Recently Added Items

The Suzy Baker Story in Black and White

BWOA_Suzy Baker Bklt_ca1973_cropped.pdf

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

Letter to Julian Bond, 03.25.1975.pdf

Letter to Julian Bond, lawyer for Joanne Little, who was accused of murdering her assailant after a sexual assualt. Donated $250 to her defense…

Memo on Statement to the Mayor's Committe on the Status of Women

Copy of BWOA_Statement to Mayor Committee on Women_1973_06_06.pdf

Appeal to San Francisco describing why black women need more representation on the Mayor's Committe on the Status of Women