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Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom by bell hooks
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“There are times when personal experience keeps us from reaching the mountain top and so we let it go because the weight of it is too heavy. And sometimes the mountain top is difficult to reach with all our resources, factual and confessional, so we are just there, collectively grasping, feeling the limitations of knowledge, longing together, yearning for a way to reach that highest point. Even this yearning is a way to know.”
bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
“As a classroom community, our capacity to generate excitement is deeply affected by our interest in one another, in hearing one another’s voices, in recognizing one another’s presence.”
bell hooks, Teaching To Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
“Many women do not join organized resis­tance against sexism precisely because sexism has not meant an absolute lack of choices. They may know they are discriminated against on the basis of sex, but they do not equate this with oppres­sion. Under capitalism, patriarchy is structured so that sexism restricts women's behavior in some realms even as freedom from limitations is allowed in other spheres. The absence of extreme re­strictions leads many women to ignore the areas in which they are exploited or discriminated against; it may even lead them to imagine that no women are oppressed.”
bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
“education was about the practice of freedom.”
bell hooks, Teaching To Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
“To fulfill that mission, my teachers made sure they “knew” us. They knew our parents, our economic status, where we worshipped, what our homes were like, and how we were treated in the family.”
bell hooks, Teaching To Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
“Home was the place where I was forced to conform to someone else’s image of who and what I should be. School was the place where I could forget that self and, through ideas, reinvent myself. School”
bell hooks, Teaching To Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
“The classroom remains the most radical space of possibility in the academy”
bell hooks, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
“My effort and ability to learn was always contextualized within the framework of generational family experience. Certain behaviors, gestures, habits of being were traced back. Attending”
bell hooks, Teaching To Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
“Shahrazad Ali’s The Blackman’s Guide to Understanding the Blackwoman.”
Bell Hooks, Teaching To Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom