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    MANIFESTO: “Double Jeopardy: To be Black and Female”, Frances Beal, 1969

    In attempting to analyze the situation of the black woman in America, one crashes abruptly into a solid wall of grave misconceptions, outright distortions of fact and defensive attitudes on the part of many. The system of capitalism (and its after birth… racism) under which we all live, has attempted by many devious ways and means to destroy the humanity of all people, and particularly the humanity of black people.