Ain’t I a Woman? by bell hooks
Published in 1981 by South End Press, bell hooks’ book Ain’t I a Woman?: Black Women and Feminism was titled after Sojourner Truth’s speech, which was first published in 1863 (12 years after Truth gave the speech). In this book, hooks examines the effects of racism and sexism on Black women, the civil-rights movement, and feminist movements from suffrage to the 1970s.