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Indeed, Thompson’s friendship with White and Jones, and with Esther Cooper Jackson, who prioritized Black women’s rights through the Southern Negro Youth Congress, indicates some of the sources and reach of her feminist position. ” Prioritizing autonomous Black struggle enabled Thompson to argue for Black women’s special needs and for their ability to lead the fight to address these needs. Analysis of this triple exploitation was cogently developed by NNC treasurer Marion Cuthbert in her booklet Democracy and the Negro (1936): While the fight of Black men for work can be told as part of the story of the gains and retreats of labor as a whole, the story of the Negro woman worker needs to be told as a separate chapter in a dark history.
Imperialism central to Black feminism. The need for Guy’s Black internationalist feminism is elucidated by comparing her tale of African American female self-empowerment through Caribbean romance to a similarly themed novel published the following year, Terry McMillan’s bestseller How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1996). I read the phenomenon encompassing McMillan’s novel, a movie based on the novel, and McMillan’s very public marriage and divorce from Jonathan Plummer, the gay Jamaican man who inspired Stella, as a series of texts that yoke American exceptionalism with homophobic discourses of national belonging.
The antagonism between Black nationalism and Communism is better known than their intersections, but the origins of the Black Left undeniably complicate this narrative. ” This is made evident by considering the major source of the first known Black Communists, the African Blood Brotherhood (ABB). Many ABB members hailed from the West Indies, including Cyril Briggs, Richard Moore, Otto Huiswood, Arthur Hendricks, Claude McKay, and W. A. Domingo, and the colonial and immigrant background of these Black radicals honed their awareness of both national oppression and class exploitation.