bell hooks

Rico Lewis

bell hooks is a woman who writes about black feminism, racism, capitalism, and class domination. Her famous “Ain’t I a Woman?” was published in 1981, she talks about the effects that slavery had on feminism and the image of black women. She hasn’t been recently creating books, because she has recently been teaching students about Appalachian culture and social structure.

bell has made many career changes throughout her life before settling on being a teacher. She got a doctorate degree in English literature, before getting a doctorate’s degree in her undergraduate years, where she taught women’s studies.

Today, bell can be found teaching in a couple of colleges and high schools. Like, Berea College where she is a Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies. Till this day bell remains a distinguished figure in the influence of black womanhood/equality and political change within the United States.