The theory of feminism is therefore developed based on the concept of inter-sectionalist with an aim of achieving equality for all the women in all the spheres. The theory further states the fact that racism, classism and homophobia are still a hindrance in the interactions of the social groups. The theories indicate that women still divide themselves in terms of race, social class and education which are common peculiar attributes.
Above all else, our politics initially sprang from the shared belief that Black women are inherently valuable, that our liberation is a necessity not as an adjunct to somebody elses may because of our need as human persons for autonomy. As indicated by the short history of Audre Lorde who responded to another feminist scholar in the 1979. In the fierce attack, Lorde criticized clearly the white feminist erasure of the voices and experiences of the women of color hence a realization of a women’s liberation through the conference
The discrimination between educated and classy white women, the women of color is clear as indicated in the two books. They openly shows how the black women have been sidelined basing on race and gender making the black women be invisible while making them appear as mere objects. They have fought through activism, in conferences and through scholarships to attain education. This has lead to a forced indictment of the racism from the white class feminism movements. In the book sisters of yam, hooks examines the theories and complicates the notion that black women are obliged to stand in unity with their fellow counterparts even when their female counterparts ignore them and their experiences.
The outright assumption that the black women must align and conform themselves with the women movements but not be heard is a notion that is overtaken by time. The women also framed their lives for the better through organized protests ...Show more