Third Wave Black Feminism?

  title={Third Wave Black Feminism?},
  author={Kimberly Springer},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={1059 - 1082}
  • K. Springer
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
B lack feminists in the 1970s expended disproportionate amounts of energy attempting to legitimize themselves in the eyes of Black communities—so much so that often their organizing suffered (Springer 2001). It is compelling to note similarities between 1970s Black feminists and those writing in the 1990s. Writings in the 1990s continue to refute the idea that working against gender oppression is somehow counter to antiracist efforts. Both attempt to strike a balance between adequately… Expand
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