Hooks, Bell was born on September 25, 1952 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Daughter of Veodis and Rosa Bell Watkins.
- Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Paperback) - Common
- How can we rethink teaching practices in the age of multiculturalism? What do we do about teachers who do not want to teach, and students who do not want to learn? How should we deal with racism and sexism in the classroom? This title deals with a different kind of education: education as the practice of freedom.
- Art on My Mind: Visual Politics (Paperback) - Common
- A response to the dearth of critical writing by African Americans, this book represents hooks' response to the dialogues about producing, exhibiting and criticizing art that characterize an art world obsessed with identity politics.
- Black Looks: Race and Representation
- In these twelve essays, bell hooks digs ever deeper into the personal and political consequences of contemporary representations of race and ethnicity within a white supremacist culture.
- Breaking Bread: Insurgent Black Intellectual Life
- In this provocative and captivating dialogue, hooks and West grapple with the dilemmas, contradictions and joys of Black intellectual life.
Born September 25, 1952
1980 - 1985
1985 - 1994