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Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem
     

Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem

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by bell hooks
 

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In Rock My Soul, world-renowned scholar and visionary bell hooks takes an in-depth look at one of the most critical issues facing African Americans: a collective wounded self-esteem that has prevailed from slavery to the present day.
Why do so many African Americans — whether privileged or poor, urban or suburban, young or old — live in a

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Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
While their is enough blame to go around concerning the present plight of black people, bell hooks offers insight to the black community that makes them take a look at the role they have played in nurturing an atmosphere of inadequecy within its ranks. From allowing black kids to be taught by those still rooted in white supremicist thinking to fundamentalist christianity promoting the power of human will over the possiblity of outside intervention to assist in the healing process, hooks pulls no punches in exposing the African American's misguided pursuit of equal status in America. Whether black or white, if you hate the truth, leave this book on the shelf.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Hooks touches upon many common practices that we as black people partake in but she shows the harsh effects that we can have on our own people. The book shines a light on many of the issues that we as black people need to face. by reading this book you are taking a step in the right direction.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think that we should all join like an army full of love peace and self acceptance because i care and we should all care for everyone of all colors and races thank you and think about it love like my lord taught us all
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