Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Cornel West Interview at Medgar Evers College

Dr. Cornel West is interviewed by Gloria Browne-Marshall at the National Black Writers Conference at Medgar Evers College. 5 parts. Topics discussed include: what "we shall overcome" means, Jay-Z, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, the prophetic elements found in religion, the power of unconditional love, the parallels between Jesus' crucifixion and black people's history in the U.S., the politics of the music industry, looking at the world through the lens of the Cross, Bill Clinton, the history of the Black Arts Movement, and much more.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

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