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  • The Miami Herald, November 9, 2008 — Tavis Smiley and Cornel West: authors, thinkers, friends

  • | Speaker Archive
    One of America's most provocative public intellectuals, Cornel West has been a champion for racial justice since childhood. His writing, speaking, and teaching weave together the traditions of the black Baptist Church, progressive politics, and jazz. The New York Times has praised his "ferocious moral vision."

  • The Mo'Nique Show

  • Tavis Smiley | PBS | October 8, 2009
    Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West describes the role of the Black intellectual in the Obama era and shares stories from his new memoir, Brother West, including about his run-ins with the police at Harvard and later as an adult.

  • Democracy Now | September 30, 2009
    Dr. Cornel West Releases Long-Awaited Memoir, "Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud"