bell hooks

Feminist bell hooks Critiques Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’

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The battle between bell hooks and modern day female artists continues. Last week the feminist scholar-in-residence led a panel — called “Whose Booty Is This?” — for New School students that put a critical lens on the butt “trend” that’s now made it to the...

Fake Number Reads and Texts bell hooks Quotes to Unwanted Callers

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I stopped handing out fake numbers years ago. “Sorry, I don’t give it out, but you can give me yours,” became my new line. But because some men can be so aggressive when it comes to our number, some anonymous creators launched a “feminine phone...

bell hooks on Beyoncé: She Is a ‘Terrorist’ Because of Her ‘Impact On Young Girls’

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Last night, The New School hosted a dynamic conversation between Black women activists and creatives titled “Are You Still a Slave?” The group, which included filmmaker Shola Lynch, author Marci Blackman, feminist icon and scholar bell hooks, and activist and author Janet Mock, focused on...

bell hooks Says Don’t #BanBossy Be Proud & OWN IT

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Not everyone is jumping on  Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In Foundation and its PSA campaign to ban the word “bossy,” as it’s frequently used to describe and diminish ambitious women, even if Beyonce is a part of it. The legendary bell hooks is giving women some...

Celebrating The “year of bell hooks”

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This year the students of Wisconsin’s St. Norbert College have the privilege of bona fide enlightenment as their Cassandra Voss Center is offering a “year of bell hooks” – a program commemorating the remarkable intellectual, feminist, author and social justice activist. The dynamic bell hooks...




bell hooks Leans In On Lean In

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Mass media (along with [Sheryl] Sandberg) is telling us that by sheer strength of will and staying power, any woman so inclined can work hard and climb the corporate ladder all the way to the top. Shrewdly, Sandberg acknowledges that not all women desire to...