格洛丽亚·吉恩·沃特金斯（Gloria Jean Watkins）是美国作家、教授、女权主义者和社会活动家。“贝尔·霍克斯”这个名字是从她的外祖母贝尔·布莱尔·霍克斯那里借来的。
I think I was always obsessed with esthetics.
I thought about how we need to make children feel that there are times in their lives when they need to be alone and quiet and to be able to accept their aloneness.
I've written 18 books, mostly dealing with issues of social justice, ending racism, feminism, and cultural criticism.
I get so tired of people acting like, you know, black men and women never help each other, never support each other.
There is a lushness to how my mind works.
Certainly we can end racism with love. We can demand that the federal government change its emphasis on racial distinction.
I love my family, even as I critique their dysfunctionalities.
An often-repeated assertion in the body of film criticism I have written is the assertion that movies do not just mirror the culture of any given time; they also create it.