Gloria Jean Watkins (born September 25, 1952), better known by her pen name bell hooks (intentionally uncapitalized), is an American author, feminist, and social activist. She took her nom de plume from her maternal great-grandmother Bell Blair Hooks.
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“... privacy is ... connected to a politics of domination.”
—bell hooks (b. 1955)
“When a nations young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.”
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“... the function of art is to do more than tell it like it isits to imagine what is possible.”
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