Cornel West to Teach Intro to African American Studies After 18-Year Break | The Crimson

Sophia S. Armenakas, The Crimson Cornel R. West ’74 spoke with Danielle S. Allen, Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, as a part of the center’s Diversity, Justice, and Democracy lecture series in 2016. Photo: Sidni M. Frederick. Featured Image Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy Cornel R. West ’74 will […]

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[VIDEO] New Voices Foundation Acquires Madam C.J. Walker’s Estate To Create Think Tank For Black Women Entrepreneurs | Essence The Villa Lewaro estate will be used as a "learning institute, or think tank, to foster entrepreneurship for present and future generations," according to New Voices Foundation's Richelieu Dennis.

The Villa Lewaro estate will be used as a “learning institute, or think tank, to foster entrepreneurship for present and future generations,” according to New Voices Foundation’s Richelieu Dennis.

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James Baldwin: How To Cool It | Esquire Read the landmark 1968 Q&A on race in America.

In Esquire’s July 1968 issue, published just after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., the magazine talked to James Baldwin about the state of race relations in the country. On what would be the author’s 93rd birthday, we’ve republished the interview in full—and his words are incredibly relevant today.

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Harry Belafonte: To realize Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream, white America needs to change course | PBS And I was just absolutely struck with the way in which he presented his case to the black community, condemning them for being not more engaged in the social destiny of black people.

And I was just absolutely struck with the way in which he presented his case to the black community, condemning them for being not more engaged in the social destiny of black people.

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The Soul of W. E. B. Du Bois | The Paris Review It is difficult to comprehend how daring it was for W. E. B. Du Bois to publish the most acclaimed book of his career in the face of this avalanche of beastly labels rushing down onto the Negro.

It is difficult to comprehend how daring it was for W. E. B. Du Bois to publish the most acclaimed book of his career in the face of this avalanche of beastly labels rushing down onto the Negro.

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Three Black books to read in early 2018 | New York Amsterdam News There is an array of books by Black authors who share stories and the artistic and intellectual prowess of bright, accomplished African-American individuals.

There is an array of books by Black authors who share stories and the artistic and intellectual prowess of bright, accomplished African-American individuals.

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