Eleven Black Women Why Did They Die?

Title

Eleven Black Women Why Did They Die?

Date

1979

Description

On page 1: "The pamphlet was prepared by the Combahee River Collective, a Boston Black Feminist Organization (c/o AASC, P.O. Box 1, Cambridge, MA 02139.) It was created for Third World Women. If you are not a Third World woman, please read it and share it with Third World women."

Pamphlet discusses the murders of 11 young Black women in Roxbury, Dorchester, the South End, and the Back Bay, all of which are neighborhoods of Boston, Massachusetts. The authors of the pamphlet discuss issues of police and media indifference, violence against women, and the intersectionalities of oppression in the lives of Third World women and women of color. The authors also provide guidance on self protection and a list of community organizations and resources related to violence against women.

Creator

Combahee River Collective

Subject

People of colour (LGBTQ); Third World people (LGBTQ); Lesbians; Intersectionality; Boston (Mass.)

Publisher

Red Sun Press (pamphlet); The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston (digital record)

Rights

Note on page 5: "This pamphlet can be reproduced without permission."

Type

Text

Format

application/pdf

Language

English

Identifier

thp-org-combahee-river-collective-3

Citation

Combahee River Collective, “Eleven Black Women Why Did They Die?,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed September 27, 2020, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/590.

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