Ain't I a Woman (1981) is a feminist scholarship initiative that examines the difficulties of living as a black woman in the United States. Hooks explores the intersection of racism and sexism, throughout American history, in major political and social movements.
bell hooks is a feminist author, intellectual and social activist. Her writings bring out the intersection of race, class, and gender. She is a Distinguished Professor in Residence at Berea College in Kentucky, where she also founded the bell hooks Institute.