Quotation by bell hooks

Separatism of any kind promotes marginalization of those unwilling to grapple with the whole body of knowledge and creative works available to others. This is true of black students who do not want to read works by white writers, of female students of any race who do not want to read books by men, and of white students who only want to read works by white writers.
bell hooks (b. 1955), African American author, educator, feminist, and human rights advocate. Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A44 (July 13, 1994).

Hooks was thinking of the students she encountered as a professor of English at City College of the City University of New York.
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