Feminist Class Struggle
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This chapter examines, However, As feminist movement progressed and privileged groups of well-educated white women began to achieve equal access to class power with their male counterparts, feminist class struggle was no longer deemed important. In her collection of essays, The Coming of Black Genocide, radical white activist Mary Barfoot boldly stated: Indeed, many more feminist women found and find it easier to consider divesting of white supremacist thinking than of their class elitism. As many black women/women of color saw white women from privileged classes benefiting economically more than other groups from reformist feminist gains. From gender being tacked on to racial affirmative action, it simply reaffirmed their fear that feminism was really about increasing white power. We will then be better able to envision a world where resources are shared and opportunities for personal growth abound for everyone irrespective of their class.