SOURCE: Al Jazeera
by Donald Earl Collins
Cornel West's complaints of being treated like a second-class citizen by Harvard may reflect disrespectful treatment. But thousands of adjunct professors experience worse as a matter of routine on the front lines of American universities.
SOURCE: New York Times
Dr. West’s dispute over tenure put a new focus on complaints that Black and Latino professors are underrepresented in the ranks of tenured professors, not just at Harvard.
"As things become more hopeless, we have to fight more intensely because of issues of integrity, honesty, decency, truth, justice.”
There was no Twitter to fan the flames when W.E.B. Du Bois sparred with Booker T. Washington and Malcolm X argued with Martin Luther King Jr.
West represents a black intellectual critique of Hillary Clinton — and of a middle-class black establishment that's chosen comfort over change.
SOURCE: New York Magazine
"Tom Frank, an anti-Obama leftist, interviews Cornel West, another anti-Obama leftist, in a conversation so deeply marinated in shared assumptions that, at one point, both interviewer and interviewee agree that nobody disagrees with them."
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