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Who is bell hooks? Bio, age, husband, spelling of name, books, movies

bell hooks
bell hooks

American author and activist Gloria Jean Watkins popularly known as bell hooks, born on September 25, 1952, in Kentucky, USA died December 15, 2021 in Berea, Kentucky.

Who is bell hooks?

At age 19, bell hooks started writing what would eventually become her first book, Ain’t I a At age 19, hooks begun writing which would eventually become her first book, Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism.

The book was published in 1981. Hooks attended Stanford University were she studied English Literature (BA) and also schooled at University of Wisconsin (MA) and the University of California in mid 1970s (PhD).

Why is bell hooks spelt in lowercase?

bell hooks borrowed the name ‘bell hooks from her great grandmother and so she chose to use lowercase letters of both names to help her keep focus on her work, rather than the attention been on herself.

Who is bell hooks’ husband? Was bell hooks married?

bell hooks as well known was never involved in a relationship with anyone. And as a strong feminist she also never got married.

Top five books bell hooks authored

These are the top five books authored by bell hooks; All About Love (2000), Feminism is for everybody (2000) and Where We Stand (2000), Communion(2002) and The Will to Change (2004).

Top five films starring hell hooks

bell hooks starred in films like, Black is…Black Ain’t (1994), I Am a Man: Black Masculinity in America (2004), Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action (2018) and Hillbilly (2018).

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