bell hooks

bell hooks, an internationally renowned poet, author, feminist, professor, cultural critic and social activist, was known to many in Hopkinsville as Gloria Jean Watkins.

An old portrait of a Christian County woman who was born in the 1870s inspires a deep look into one family's history.
Gwenda Motley told WKMS that the community in which her sister, best known by her pen name bell hooks, was raised played a significant role in her academic and personal development.
Several events will honor the Hopkinsville author and feminist scholar during Women's History Month, including a celebration at the library, a special exhibit at the museum, a history program at the Hopkinsville Brewing Co., screenings of interviews featuring hooks, and more.
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