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Killing Rage: Ending Racism

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One of our countrys premier cultural and social critics, bell hooks has always maintained that eradicating racism and eradicating sexism must go hand in hand. But whereas many women have been recognized for their writing on gender politics, the female voice has been all but locked out of the public discourse on race.

Killing Rage speaks to this imbalance. These twenty-three essays are written from a black and feminist perspective, and they tackle the bitter difficulties of racism by envisioning a world without it. They address a spectrum of topics having to do with race and racism in the United States: psychological trauma among African Americans; friendship between black women and white women; anti-Semitism and racism; and internalized racism in movies and the media. And in the title essay, hooks writes about the “killing rage”—the fierce anger of black people stung by repeated instances of everyday racism—finding in that rage a healing source of love and strength and a catalyst for positive change.

bell hooks is Distinguished Professor of English at City College of New York. She is the author of the memoir Bone Black as well as eleven other books. She lives in New York City.

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bell hooks is Distinguished Professor of English at City College of New York. She is the author of the memoir Bone Black as well as eleven other books. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805037821
Subtitle:
Ending Racism
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co.
Author:
Hooks, Bell
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Afro-American women
Subject:
Racism
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Discrimination & Race Relations
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
24
Publication Date:
19950915
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.4 x 0.9 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
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