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Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black

Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black bell hooks Sheba Feminist Press 1989 In childhood, bell hooks was taught that “talking back” meant speaking as an equal to an authority figure and daring to disagree and/or have an opinion. In this collection of personal and theoretical essays, hooks reflects on her signature issues of racism and…

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Intersectionality Race

Ain’t I A Woman? Black Women and Feminism

Ain’t I A Woman? Black Women and Feminism bell hooks South End Press 1981 From Wikipedia: Ain’t I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism is a 1981 book by bell hooks titled after Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech. hooks examines the effect of racism and sexism on black women, the civil rights movement, and feminist movements from suffrage to the 1970s. She…