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Author photo. Cornel West, 17 January 2008. Photo taken by Esther.

Cornel West, 17 January 2008. Photo taken by Esther.

Cornel West

Author of Race Matters

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Professor, writer, and civil rights activist Cornel West was born on June 2, 1953 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and raised in Sacramento. He graduated from Harvard University in 1973 with an M.A. and later taught African-American studies there. He has also taught at Union Theological Seminary, Haverford College, and Princeton University, the latter as professor of religion and director of African-American studies. West earned his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1980. He has written more than twenty books, including Race Matters and Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Race Matters… (more)
Race Matters (Author) 1,745 copies, 16 reviews
The Cornel West Reader 421 copies, 1 review
The Future of the Race 209 copies, 1 review
The Radical King (Editor) 194 copies, 24 reviews
Black Prophetic Fire (Author) 119 copies, 12 reviews
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Foreword, some editions) 4,733 copies, 135 reviews
Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology (Contributor, some editions) 415 copies, 1 review
I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson (Introduction, some editions) 352 copies, 7 reviews
Fires in the Mirror (Foreword) 265 copies, 2 reviews
Africa: The Art of a Continent (Introduction) 130 copies
Imperium in Imperio (Introduction) 112 copies, 2 reviews
Moral Issues and Christian Responses (Contributor) 80 copies
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