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Title Ain't gonna let nobody turn me around : forty years of movement building with Barbara Smith / edited by Alethia Jones and Virginia Eubanks ; with Barbara Smith.
Imprint Albany : SUNY Press, [2014]

Series SUNY series in new political science
SUNY series in new political science.
Subject Smith, Barbara, 1946-
Smith, Barbara, 1946- -- Interviews.
Civil rights workers -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States.
Alt Name Jones, Alethia,
Eubanks, Virginia, 1972-
Smith, Barbara, 1946-
Add Title 40 years of movement building with Barbara Smith
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO; viewed on January 9, 2015).
Contents List of Illustrations -- Foreword by Robin D.G. Kelley -- Preface by Barbara Smith -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Chronicling an Activist Life -- Lessons in Movement Building -- Why We Did It and What We Learned -- Alethia -- Virginia -- Roadmap to the Book -- 2. Home Grown: Early Roots of Activism -- Roots of Beloved Community -- Barbara Smith, "Interview by Loretta Ross," Voices of Feminism Oral History Project (Smith and Ross 2003) -- Interview with Barbara Ransby -- Box: "Klunder, Bruce W.," The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History (1997) -- College Life and Activism -- Barbara Smith, "Interview by Loretta Ross," Voices of Feminism Oral History Project (Smith and Ross 2003) -- Interviews with Barbara Ransby, Matt Richardson, and Alethia Jones -- What Would It Mean to Be a Lesbian? -- Barbara Smith, "Interview by Loretta Ross," Voices of Feminism Oral History Project (Smith and Ross 2003) -- "Taking the Home Out of Homophobia: Black Lesbian Health," Jewelle Gomez and Barbara Smith (1990) -- Barbara Smith, "Interview by Loretta Ross," Voices of Feminism Oral History Project (Smith and Ross 2003) -- 3. Building Black Feminism -- A New Era of Black Feminism -- Interview with Virginia Eubanks -- " National Black Feminist Organization Statement of Purpose," National Black Feminist Organization (1973) -- " The Combahee River Collective Statement," Combahee River Collective ([1977] 1979) -- 1. The Genesis of Contemporary Black Feminism -- 2. What We Believe -- 3. Problems in Organizing Black Feminists -- 4. Black Feminist Issues and Projects -- Interviews with Kimberly Springer, Barbara Ransby, Alethia Jones, and Virginia Eubanks -- Black Feminist Organizing Tactics -- " Black Feminism: A Movement of Our Own," Barbara Smith ([1984] 1997) -- "Who Is Killing Us," Terrion Williamson (2012) -- Interview with Kimberly Springer.
Building Linkages across Difference -- " Face-to-Face, Day-to-Day-Racism CR [Consciousness Raising] Guidelines for Women's Groups," Tia Cross, Freada Klein, Barbara Smith, and Beverly Smith (1979) -- I. Early Memories / Childhood Experiences -- II. Adolescence / Early Adulthood -- III. Becoming a Feminist / Racism in the Women's Movement -- " Breaking the Silence: A Conversation in Black and White," Laura Sperazi (1978) -- Interview with Virginia Eubanks -- Unfinished Business -- "Establishing Black Feminism," Barbara Smith (2000) -- Box: "African American Women in Defense of Ourselves," Elsa Barkley Brown, Deborah K. King, and Barbara Ransby (1991) -- "Black Women Still in Defense of Ourselves," Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (2011) -- Interviews with Kimberly Springer, Virginia Eubanks, and Alethia Jones -- 4. Building Black Women's Studies -- More Than Academic -- " Doing Research on Black American Women, or -- All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave," Barbara Smith (1975) -- " The Politics of Black Women's Studies," Gloria Hull and Barbara Smith (1982) -- "' Beautiful, Needed, Mysterious': Review of Sula by Toni Morrison," Barbara Smith (1974) -- Interview with Beverly Guy-Sheftall -- "Irrevocable Acts": Navigating Dangerous Waters -- " Black Women Writers and Feminism: Toward a Black Feminist Criticism" (Bowles 1979) -- "Black Women Writers and Feminism Question & Answer Session" (Bowles 1979) -- Interview with Beverly Guy-Sheftall -- Truth Telling in the Academy -- "Racism and Women's Studies," Barbara Smith (1980) -- Interview with Virginia Eubanks -- 5. Building Kitchen Table Press -- Black in Print -- " Black Women and Publishing," Modern Language Association Commission on the Status of Women in the Profession (1976) -- Textbooks and Anthologies -- Scarcity of Titles -- How Books Are Reviewed.
Out of Print Titles/Reprints -- Academic Publishing -- Conclusions -- " Our Stories: Women of Color," Barbara Smith (1984) -- Interview with Matt Richardson -- Our Books Were Lifelines -- " A Press of Our Own: Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press," Barbara Smith (1989) -- Interviews with Matt Richardson, Barbara Ransby, and Kimberly Springer -- Box: Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press titles 1983-1992 and The Freedom Organizing Pamphlet Series -- The Cost of Independence -- " Packing Boxes and Editing Manuscripts: Women of Color in Feminist Publishing," Sojourner Editorial Collective (1993) -- Interview with Matt Richardson -- 6. Building Multi-Issue Movements -- Forging Coalitions: Fighting Homophobia, Racism, and Classism -- " Soul on Hold," Barbara Smith (1985) -- " Blacks and Gays: Healing the Great Divide," Barbara Smith (1993) -- The Right Targets Communities of Color -- " Where Has Gay Liberation Gone? An Interview with Barbara Smith," Amy Gluckman and Betsy Reed (1997) -- " Will People of Color Pay the Price? A Statement by People of Color in Support of the Ad Hoc Committee for an Open Process," Ted Beck, Mandy Carter, Chandra L. Ford, Kara Keeling, and Barbara Smith (1999) -- " Organizing in Albany: Justice for Diallo," Barbara Smith (2000) -- Interviews with Joo-Hyun Kang and Kimberly Springer -- Box: "Please Don't Fan Flames of Bigotry," Barbara Smith (2011) -- Box: "It's a Diverse World, and That Includes Sexuality," Barbara Smith (2011) -- " A New LGBT Politics Seeks to Marry Issues, Not Just People," Jamilah King (2012) -- Uniting Communities -- Race and LGBT Rights -- The Costs of Change -- Embraced by the Black Radical Congress -- " The Struggle Continues: Setting a Black Liberation Agenda for the 21st Century: Call for Participation in the Black Radical Congress," BRC Organizing Committee (1998).
"Dialogue between Barbara Smith and Kimberly Springer," Democracy Now! (1998) -- Box: "Black Radical Congress Principles of Unity," BRC Organizing Committee (1998) -- Interviews with Barbara Ransby and Alethia Jones -- 7. Building Progressive Urban Politics -- A Movement Builder on the Campaign Trail -- " Black Feminist Activism: My Next Chapter," Barbara Smith (2012) -- Interviews with Vera "Mike" Michelson and Joo-Hyun Kang -- The Campaign of a Lifetime -- Barbara's Run for Office -- In the Belly of the Beast -- Interviews with Vera "Mike" Michelson, Alethia Jones, and Virginia Eubanks -- Box: Flyer for Albany Neighborhoods First -- Cultivating Community Policing -- Box: "WAMC Commentary on Gun Violence," Barbara Smith, July 21, 2008 -- Box: SNUG rally flyer -- To Educate All Children -- Box: "WAMC Commentary on Education," Barbara Smith, November 6, 2008 -- Radical Visions versus Reformist Institutions -- Interviews with Alethia Jones, Vera "Mike" Michelson, Barbara Ransby, and Virginia Eubanks -- Box: Peace and Unity Resolution -- Box: Immigrant Rights Resolution -- 8." Took Root, Bore Fruit": Legacies and Futures of a Black Feminist Life -- Sheroes and Foremothers -- Interview with Alexis Pauline Gumbs -- Box: University of Alabama letter from Robin Boylorn -- Box: "Ella's Daughters' Seven Sisters Campaign," Ella's Daughters (n.d.) -- The Legacy of Kitchen Table Press and Black Women's Studies -- Interview with Alexis Pauline Gumbs -- Box: University of Alabama letter from Lisa C. Moore -- Box: University of Alabama letter from Sheri Davis-Faulkner -- The Legacy of Combahee: Identity Politics and Interlocking Oppressions -- Interview with Alexis Pauline Gumbs -- Box: "What Sistas Want, What Sistas Believe: Black Feminist Twelve Point Plan," Black Feminist Working Group (2011) -- Interviews with Virginia Eubanks and Alethia Jones.
The Legacy of Combahee's Organizing: Coalitions for Conscious Collective Solutions -- Interview with Alexis Pauline Gumbs -- Box: "UBUNTU Statement of Purpose," UBUNTU (2012) -- " Occupy Wall Street: Black Voices for Economic Justice Must Be Heard," Ron Daniels (n.d.) -- Black Feminist Futures -- Interviews with Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Alethia Jones, and Virginia Eubanks -- Box: "Crunk Letter to Patriarchy," Crunk Feminist Collective (2012) -- Editorial Note -- How We Built This Book -- Bibliography -- Interviews Commissioned for This Volume -- Interviewer and Contributor Biographies -- Index.
ISBN 9781438451169 (electronic bk.)
1438451164 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 894554164

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