We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity

We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity


"When ladies social gathering and speak about males, the inside track is sort of continuously undesirable news," writes bell hooks. "If the subject will get particular and the focal point is on black males, the inside track is even worse."

In this robust new ebook, bell hooks arrests our cognizance from the 1st web page. Her title--We Real Cool; her subject--the approach within which either white society and susceptible black leaders are failing black males and early life. Her topic is taboo: "this is a tradition that doesn't love black males:" "they usually are not enjoyed by means of white males, white ladies, black ladies, ladies or boys. and particularly, black males don't love themselves. How may perhaps they? How might they be anticipated to like, surrounded via lots envy, hope, and hate?"

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