Black Women Are Inherently Valuable
Combahee River Collective
On Memorial Day I am remembering the world-reorganizing truth that Black Women Are Inherently Valuable. Today’s mantra affirms our breathing. Today’s collage uses the cover of the Combahee River Collective’s 1979 pamphlet in response to the murder of 12 Black women in Boston in 3 months as a centered element for remembering the urgency of love.
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Cross My Heart. For the Combahee River Collective. By Alexis Pauline Gumbs.
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Here is a video that includes some of the power of our breathing together at last year’s Combahee Pilgrimage Retreat:
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