Haley House Bakery Cafe
12 Dade Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
Questions? Email info@haleyhouse.org

It's a new year an Haley House is starting off the new year with a tribute night to the beloved author bell hooks. They will celebrate her life and literary work by sharing excerpts from her books, which creatively discuss and promote self-reflection and self-care. Begin one of your "new years resolutions" by joining Haley House to discuss her work!

The bakery cafe will be open to purchase refreshments.

About bell hooks (via the bell hooks Institute):

bell hooks is an acclaimed intellectual, feminist theorist, cultural critic, artist, and writer. hooks has authored over three dozen books and has published works that span several genres, including cultural criticism, personal memoirs, poetry collections, and children's books. Her writings cover topics of gender, race, class, spirituality, teaching, and the significance of media in contemporary culture. 

Born Gloria Jean Watkins in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, bell hooks adopted the pen name of her maternal great-grandmother, a woman known for speaking her mind. hooks received her B.A. from Stanford University, her M.A. from the University of Wisconsin and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her books include, Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism, Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom, Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics, Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope, Where We Stand: Class Matters, and We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity.