The Black Feminist Movement was formed to address the ways sexism,
racism, and classism influence the lives of black women whose needs
were ignored by the black men of the Black Liberation Movement and
white women in the Women's Movement. The movement has spawned several
important organizations which are committed to the struggle against
all forms of oppression. They have created a unique model for
cross-class organization in which the needs of the poor are not
usurped by the needs of the middle-class and the wealthy.