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Black Women Organising: The Brixton Black Women’s Group and the Organisation for Women of African and Asian Descent

Black Women Organising: The Brixton Black Women’s
Group and the Organisation for Women of
African and Asian Descent
The Brixton Black Women’s GroupBBWG
(Past Tense)
1980
(2017)

The Brixton Black Women’s Group, founded in 1973, emerged among women who had been active int he Black Power movement in London in the late 1960s and early 1970s. This pamphlet reprints two articles originally published in feminist journals in the 1980s – an interview with three Brixton Black Women’s Group activists about the development of the group, and an appraisal of the national Organisation for Women of African and Asian Descent.

Morris, Olive Elaine (1952–1979), political activist. In Brixton the Remembering Olive Collective was a community project established in 2008 to publicize her legacy and contribution to political struggle.