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


In this classic study, cultural critic bell hooks examines how black women, from the seventeenth century to the present day, were and are oppressed by both white men and black men and by white women. Illustrating her analysis with moving personal ...
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