Gloria Jean Watkins aka by her pen name bell hooks is an author, feminist and social activist. Watkins derived the name "bell hooks" from that of her maternal great-grandmother, Bell Blair Hooks. Notable works: Ain't I a Woman?: Black Women and Feminism, All About Love: New Visions, We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity, and Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center Feminist Valentine, Bell Hooks, African American, Inspiration, Social Activist, Book, Black History, Belle Hooks Quotes, People
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Women do NOT need to become male'like in order to be treated equally. Embrace your femininity as your strength if it is how you feel! If women must become like men in order to be seen as equal, then in essence, the men have won again. They have stripped us of who we are and converted us into "them". POWER in the FEMININE!
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. Her writing focuses on the interconectivity of race, capitalism, and gender and what she describes as their ability to produce and perpetuate systems of oppression and class domination.
Una Marson (1905-1965) was a pioneer Jamaican feminist, poet, playwright and social activist. A black Jamaican woman, from the middle class and of strict Baptist upbringing, Marson emigrated to work in London in 1932, producing plays, poems and programs for the BBC during World War II. She was the epitome of a black political artist.