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Quotation by bell hooks
Teaching Black Studies, I find that students are quick to label a black person who has grown up in a predominantly white setting and attended similar schools as "not black enough." ...Our concept of black experience has been too narrow and constricting.
bell hooks (b. c. 1955), African American author and educator. Yearning, ch. 4 (1990).
Hooks, though a well-educated college professor, had grown up poor in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
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