Frances Beal


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Frances M. Beal (born January 13, 1940 Binghamton, New York) is a Black feminist and a peace and justice political activist.

After her father's death, she moved to St. Albans, an integrated neighborhood in Queens. She married James Beal; they had two children. They lived in France, from 1959 to 1966. In 1968, she co-founded the Black Women's Liberation Committee of SNCC. She wrote ... more »

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  • ''... the Black woman in America can justly be described as a "slave of a slave."''
    Frances Beale, African American feminist and civil rights activist. The Black Woman, ch. 14 (1970).
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