bell hooks is a renowned feminist who has upheld the dichotomy between race and feminism in her work. Gloria Jean Watkins chose the uncapitalised pseudonym of bell hooks so that we focus on her work and ideas.
This book explores the way in which black women were subjugated by not only white men in the 17th century but also by black men and white women. bell hooks put forward the argument that mainstream middle-class feminism fails to address inherent issues of race and class.
Ain't I A Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks
Publisher: Pluto Press
Date: January 1987
Paperback ISBN: 9780861043798