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bell hooks saved me

bell hooks saved me. I say that in all sincerity. At a critical time in my life, when I was at my lowest point, it was bell hooks, through her books, who pulled me out of a hole of profound depression and set me on a path of self-renewal on which I have remained ever since.

Newly divorced with two very young sons, I was determined to give a better fatherhood experience than the one I had. The examples of responsible and loving…

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Ewuare X. Osayande

Ewuare X. Osayande

Activist. Poet. Essayist. Author of Black Phoenix Uprising. Learn more about his work at racial-justice.org.