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Cornel West

Cornel West

Dr. Cornel West is Professor of Religion and African Studies at Princeton University. An activist, author, and social critic he has written many books, including: "Race Matters,"  "Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism,"  "Ethical Dimensions of Marxism," "Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, a Memoir," and "Hope on a Tightrope: Words and Wisdom."

Articles by this author

 

Martin Luther King Jr Was a Radical. We Must Not Sterilize His Legacy

If King were alive today, his words would threaten most of those who now sing his praises

Cornel West ·


Goodbye, American Neoliberalism. A New Era Is Here

Trump’s election was enabled by the policies that overlooked the plight of our most vulnerable citizens. We gird ourselves for a frightening future

Cornel West ·



Obama Has Failed Victims of Racism and Police Brutality

The president and his cheerleaders refused to engage deeply with systemic problems facing our country. That came back to haunt America last week

Cornel West ·



Why Brother Bernie Is Better for Black People Than Sister Hillary

'This election is not a mere campaign; it is a crusade to resurrect democracy—King-style—in our time.'

Cornel West ·



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