Acclaimed feminist author, activist and cultural critic bell hooks has died at the age of 69. What are your thoughts?
Nicole Jones, Washington, D.C.
I loved her book “Sisters of the Yam.” May she rest in peace. My prayers go out to her family and friends.
Tiffanie Renee, Atlanta
A beautiful soul who was loved and revered by the Spelman College sisterhood! Grateful our paths met in this lifetime. A life well lived.
Doris Marrero, Washington, D.C.
My heartfelt condolences to the family of this beautiful inspirational woman.
Ab Baker, Alexandria, Va.
What an incalculable loss, such a cherished elder. May the ancestors celebrate and light her path forward to her final home.
LaRae Barnes, Honolulu, Hawaii
The first time I read her work, I was in college. I finally felt understood and represented in life. What a legacy she leaves us. An inspiring Black woman in every way. Thank you for achieving your greatness and showing so many the way.
Compiled by Sarafina Wright