Gloria Jean Watkins aka by her pen name bell hooks is an author, feminist and social activist. Watkins derived the name "bell hooks" from that of her maternal great-grandmother, Bell Blair Hooks. Notable works: Ain't I a Woman?: Black Women and Feminism, All About Love: New Visions, We Real Cool: Black Men and  Masculinity, and Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

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Gloria Jean Watkinsby her pen name bell hooks is an author, feminist and social activist. This picture is in reference to the article reading of african american feminist.

I love this.....so many people struggle with being alone.......the only person you are guaranteed to be with for the rest of your life is you!  Better learn to enjoy yourself!

"Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape." ~Bell Hook totally agree with Bell

Indeed. The biddies cannot let it go. They got threatened by my posts. I know my talents and the beauty in my heart. Power is not something I seek but I have to admit...I thought we could have a powerful love. A Power couple of sorts. A powerful team. Oh well. Wishful dreaming again.

Sometimes people try to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power - not because they see it and they don't want it to exist.

consider this my political stance from here on out. ✌

The practice of love is the most poweful antidote to the politics of domination - bell hooks

Toxic families - bell hooks I cling to bell hooks like her words are the cure to the black plague in my soul.

“An overwhelming majority of us come from dysfunctional families in which we were taught we were not okay, where we were shamed, verbally and/or physically abused, and emotionally neglected even as we.

"Genuine love is rarely an emotional space where needs are instantly gratified. To know love we have to invest time and commitment… dreaming that love will save us, solve all our problems or provide a steady state of bliss or security only keeps us stuck in wishful fantasy, undermining the real power of love — which is to transform us." - bell hooks

Dreaming that love will save us, solve all our problems or provide a steady state of bliss or security only keeps us stuck in wishful fantasy, undermining the real power of the love — which is to transform us

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center, bell hooks | 15 Books To Spark Your Feminist Awakening

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center - bell hooks. I do not say lightly that this book drastically altered the way I see the world, women, feminism, and society.

"If men were socialized to desire love as much as they are taught to desire sex, we would see a cultural revolution." - Bell Hooks #sex #love #revolution Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/QuoteCatalog

"If men were socialized to desire love as much as they are taught to desire sex…

We’re taught to think of love as something that happens to us. It’s a magical but altogether passive experience. In her deeply personal and emphatic All about Love, renowned social activist and feminist bell hooks asserts that, in fact, love is a choice we must all make and it’s not nearly as abstract or elusive as many of us have come to believe.

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