Salvation: Black People And Love by Bell HooksSalvation: Black People And Love by Bell Hooks

Salvation: Black People And Love

byBell Hooks

Paperback | December 18, 2001

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Acclaimed visionary and intellectual bell hooks began her exploration of the meaning of love in American culture with the bestselling All About Love: New Visions. Here she continues her love song to the nation in the groundbreaking and soul-stirring Salvation: Black People and Love.

Whether talking about the legacy of slavery, relationships and marriage in Black life, the prose and poetry of our most revered artists and leaders, the liberation movements of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, or hip-hop and gangsta rap culture, hooks lets us know what love's got to do with it.

Salvation is work that helps us heal -- and shows us how to create beloved American communities.

Bell Hooks is a cultural critic, feminist theorist, and writer. Celebrated as one of our nation's leading public intellectual by The Atlantic Monthly, as well as one of Utne Reader's "100 Visionaries Who Could Change Your Life," she is a charismatic speaker who divides her time among teaching, writing, and lecturing around the world. P...
Title:Salvation: Black People And LoveFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 18, 2001Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060959495

ISBN - 13:9780060959494

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read and returns me to my skin As a man married to a man, this book helped me to feel past my thinking about homophobia/heterosexism to the truth of skin, and the Life that holds it in love.
Date published: 2018-02-08

Editorial Reviews

"An impassioned plea . . . flair for crisp writing . . . stinging arguments . . . hooks reaches beyond the theoretical to address various walks of black life." (Publishers Weekly)