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Best of the Internets: the bell hooks New School lecture series

30 September of 2014

By Vanguard Reporter

Every week we round up some of the best articles and videos found on the internet. This week we have feminist author and activist bell hooks lecture series at the New School held a few months ago.

bell hooks is a leading public intellectuals who covers a broad range of topics including gender, race, teaching, and contemporary culture. According to Dr. hooks, these topics must be understood as interconnected and linked in the production of systems of oppression and class domination.

Here are videos from her week-long residency at the New School:

1  Black Female Voices: Who is Listening – A public dialogue between bell hooks + Melissa Harris-Perry

bell hooks and Melissa Harris-Perry, founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South, Professor of Political Science at Tulane University, author, and host of MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry,” join in a conversation about race, black womanhood, politics, media, and love.



2. Are You Still a Slave? Liberating the Black Female Body

A conversation between bell hooks and other leading voices in black feminism and the LGBTQ community: author Marci Blackman (Tradition), film director Shola Lynch (Free Angela and All Political Prisoners), and author and activist Janet Mock (Redefining Realness), about liberating the black female body.


3. How Do We Define Feminist Liberation?

A conversation between bell hooks with R&B singer Lisa Fischer (20 Feet from Stardom) and actress Kim Sykes (Pariah) about celebrating black female power.

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