The Black feminist collective's 1977 statement has been a bedrock document for academics, organizers and theorists for 45 years.
The feminist movement of the 1970s worked to raise awareness of violence against women, but diverged on the role of law enforcement in fighting it.
Abolitionists like the New Hampshire native believed that masculinity required self-control, setting them against violent enslavers.
Men dominated the underground papers of the 1960s. Feminist journalists like Robin Morgan and Sheila Ryan called them on their sexism.