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Cornel West

Cornel West

Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary. He has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and Princeton. The recipient of more than twenty honorary degrees, he has written many important books, including Race Matters and Democracy Matters. He appears frequently on The Colbert Report, Democracy Now, CNN, C-SPAN, and other national and international media. He lives in New York City.

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Why We Need to Talk About Black Prophetic Fire

By Cornel West, Beacon Press | Book Excerpt

Debt, Austerity and How to Fight Back

By Cornel West and Frances Fox Piven, The Nation | Op-Ed
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Cornel West

Cornel West

Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary. He has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and Princeton. The recipient of more than twenty honorary degrees, he has written many important books, including Race Matters and Democracy Matters. He appears frequently on The Colbert Report, Democracy Now, CNN, C-SPAN, and other national and international media. He lives in New York City.

Other articles by this author

2014 1022 west t

Why We Need to Talk About Black Prophetic Fire

By Cornel West, Beacon Press | Book Excerpt

Debt, Austerity and How to Fight Back

By Cornel West and Frances Fox Piven, The Nation | Op-Ed