Socialist Feminism and Triple Oppression: Claudia Jones and African American Women in American Communism

@article{Lynn2014SocialistFA,
  title={Socialist Feminism and Triple Oppression: Claudia Jones and African American Women in American Communism},
  author={Denise Lynn},
  journal={Journal for the Study of Radicalism},
  year={2014},
  volume={8},
  pages={1 - 20}
}
  • D. Lynn
  • Published 21 July 2014
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N ext to Karl Marx’s grave in London’s Highgate cemetery is the grave of Claudia Jones (1915–1964), who was an unassuming yet ferocious civil rights and Communist leader. Claudia Jones spent her entire adult life working within radical working-class and black nationalist organizations formulating an internationalist ideology that encompassed feminism, black nationalism, and Marxism. She envisioned herself and others of African descent in a struggle against capitalism and colonialism. Jones also… 
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