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bell hooks, revolutionary feminist and cultural critic, dead at 69

01/20/99: Feminist bell hooks during an interview. (Photo by Margaret Thomas/The The Washington Post via Getty Images)
01/20/99: Feminist bell hooks during an interview. (Photo by Margaret Thomas/The The Washington Post via Getty Images)

bell hooks, the feminist and cultural thinker known for such books as “Ain’t I A Woman,” died on Wednesday at 69.

Host Lisa Mullins speaks with Min Jin Lee, award-winning author and former student of hooks, about the legacy hooks leaves behind.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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