In this paper we recover the main statements of black feminism and Third World present in the literary work This bridge called my back: Writings by Radical Women of Color compiled and edited by Norma Alarcón, Cherríe Morgara and Ana Castillo. The work brings together many testimonies and personal experiences that have acquired the form of literary productions, becoming political statements and allowing the consolidation of this movement from a cross between its political and artistic praxis and the production of a theory of its own.
First, we compile the characteristics of Black and Third World feminism in the United States, a movement that began to germinate during American slavery and ended up as a movement proper in the 1960s. These concepts were built from a long trajectory that brings together diverse forms of activism, artistic productions and theoretical constructions being This bridge one of those that achieved greater transcendence.
Second, we take a few writings from This bridge to account for the diverse personal and political experiences reported by black feminists, strengthening the idea of the existence of a black and Third World feminism in the United States where immigrant, Latin American, Asian, Native American and Afrodescendant.
[marron]Keywords:[/marron] Feminism, Third World, Literature, Intersectionality