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The Self-Esteem of Black Women in America: The Contribution to bell hooks | Original Article

Nilima Kumari*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


The present paper attempts to explore and analyse the self-esteem of black women in America through the writings of American black feminist bell hooks. It also looks at the historical accounts that became responsible for the lack of self-esteem in American black women. It throws light upon the negative portrayals of black women and societal stereotypes leading to their trauma and violence experiences.