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Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism

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In "Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism," bell hooks delivers a powerful exploration into the complex interplay of gender and race, particularly the experiences of black women. Published on October 14, 2014, this seminal work dives deep into the historical and contemporary impact of sexism and racism on black women, scrutinizing issues from the era of slavery to modern feminist movements. Hooks challenges both racist and sexist assumptions, provocatively analyzing topics such as the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, and the racial dynamics within feminism itself. Essential for college students studying social justice, gender equality, or racial justice, this book not only educates but also compels readers to question the deeply ingrained prejudices that still permeate society today. "Ain't I a Woman" remains a groundbreaking and critical addition to feminist scholarship, urging an introspective look at the barriers still faced by black women in the fight for equality.
Published by Routledge on October 14, 2014
206 pages
ISBN: 9781138821514
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