Cornel West at Calvin College

Unfortunately, I missed Cornel West when he spoke recently at Calvin College. However, the college has made the audio of his lecture–“Hope on a Tightrope”–available online. Few people can discuss the realities of white supremacy, the need for resistance, and the importance of hope like West, so it’s highly worth listening.

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  1. Cornel West has an uncanny ability to provide complex analysis while avoiding easy answers and conclusions. He is strongly rooted in Marxist thought but is able to recognize its shortcomings and failures. Plus, he’s a highly entertaining and engaging speaker. Thanks for posting this.

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