According to Patricia Hill Collins, which of the following is true of the ways Black women collectively validate what they know? Multiple select question. For ideas to be tested and validated, not everyone in the group must participate. Assessments of an individual’s knowledge claims simultaneously evaluate an individual’s character, values, and ethics. If one really disagrees with what has been said, they must refuse to participate in assessing knowledge claims. In a dialogue of reason and emotion, the sound of what is being said is more important than the words themselves.