Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem
by bell hooks
Publication Date: Jan 06, 2004
List Price: $15.99
Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Imprint: Washington Square Press
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: KKR & Co. Inc.
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 state of chronic anxiety, fear, and shame?
In Rock My Soul, hooks gets to the heart and soul of the African-American identity crisis, offering critical insight and hard-won wisdom about what it takes to heal the scars of the past, promote and maintain self-esteem, and lay down the roots for a grounded community with a prosperous future.
- Political Science / History & Theory
- Self-Help / Personal Growth / Self-Esteem
- Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
- Social Science / Women’s Studies
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