Bell Hooks Research Paper

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Black, White, Asian, and Hispanic women all have one thing in common. They all have dealt with some form of oppression. bell hooks exemplifies a woman who seeks change and improvement in the feminist movement. When bell hooks enrolled in a graduate class on Feminist Theory she realized all her readings were written by white women and one black man. She had every right to be curious of the works from women of different cultures. Did I mention bell hooks was black? Oppression has no color or race. I completely agree with bell hooks for making this valid statement and inquiring about other writings. In the following paragraphs I am going to examine women such as Frances Beal, Paul Murray Dolores Huerta and the Asian American Movement in the 1960s. These women …show more content…
Her insights and vision continue to resonate powerfully in our times. She was a historian, attorney, activist, scholar, educator, feminist, poet, same-gender-loving woman, and Episcopal priest she worked throughout her life to address injustice, to give voice to the unheard, to educate, and to promote reconciliation between races and economic classes. Murray's first book, States' Laws on Race and Color , was published in 1951, and became an invaluable reference for civil rights lawyers.” Both of these women could have had an impact on bell hooks educational career had she been introduced to their stellar work. In the Hispanic community, Dolores Clara Fernández Huerta is an American labor leader and civil rights activist who was the co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers. Although, she did not do much dealing with feminist thought she made a huge contribution to the labor conditions that improved working conditions for thousand of farm workers across the country. However, Huerta receives little credit for being the co-founder. Everyone remembers the name Cesar

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