Gloria Jean Watkins

[bell hooks]

Gloria Jean Watkins Quotes

  • ''Assumptions that racism is more oppressive to black men than black women, then and now ... based on acceptance of patriarchal notions of masculinity.''
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955), African American feminist author and educator. Yearning, ch. 8 (1990).
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  • ''Yearning is the word that best describes a common psychological state shared by many of us, cutting across boundaries of race, class, gender, and sexual practice.''
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955), African American feminist author and educator. Yearning, ch. 3 (1990).
  • ''... we need to interrogate "reverence," for idolization can be another way one is objectified and not really taken seriously.''
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955), African American feminist author and educator. Yearning, ch. 10 (1990).

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