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Birthday
25, 1952
Birthplace
Hopkinsville, KY
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Hopkinsville, KY

About

American author, feminist, and social activist whose real name is Gloria Jean Watkins. She wrote "Ain’t I a Woman?: Black Women and Feminism".

Before Fame

She studied at Stanford University and then earned her M.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Trivia

Her writing deals with race, capitalism, gender, oppression, and class domination.

Family Life

She grew up in a working-class family with five sisters and one brother.

Associated With

She and Julie Burchill are both well known feminist authors.