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December 17, 2021

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The Wide-Angle Legacy & Vision of bell hooks

The practice of love offers no place of safety. We risk loss, hurt, pain. We risk being acted upon by forces outside our control.

– bell hooks –

The Wide-Angle Legacy & Vision of bell hooks

“The news that bell hooks had died at 69 spread quickly across social media on Wednesday, prompting a flood of posts featuring favorite quotes about love, justice, men, women, community and healing, as well as testimonials about how this pioneering Black feminist writer had changed, or saved, lives. If the outpouring felt more intense than the usual tributes to departed scholars, admirers say that merely reflected the extraordinary way she mixed the emotional with the intellectual in her quest to make the experiences of Black women not just visible, but central to a sweeping reimagining of society.” More about bell hooks remarkable legacy in this NYT piece. { read more }

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For more inspiration, read bell hooks on “Love as the Practice of Freedom.” { more }

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