Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks

Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism

bell hooks

nonfiction feminism history race challenging informative inspiring slow-paced

205 pages | first published 1981


A groundbreaking work of feminist history and theory analyzing the complex relations between various forms of oppression. Ain't I a Woman examines the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the historic devaluation of black womanhood, bla...
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