Friday, February 20, 2009

Cut It Out! Recognizing Great Black Women during Black History Month

bell hooks

(September, 1952 -)

Gloria Jean Watkins, better known by the pen name bell hooks, is an American author, feminist, and social activist. Her writing has focused on the interconnectivity of race, class, and gender and their ability to produce and perpetuate systems of oppression and domination. She has published over thirty books and numerous scholarly and mainstream articles, appeared in several documentary films and participated in various public lectures. Primarily through a postmodern perspective, she has addressed race, class and gender in education, art, history, sexuality, mass media and feminism. (more)


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