Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud, a Memoir

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2011 M01 19 - 396 páginas
New York Times best-selling author Cornel West is one of America's most provocative and admired public intellectuals. Whether in the classroom, the streets, the prisons, or the church, Dr. West's penetrating brilliance has been a bright beacon shining through the darkness for decades. Yet, as he points out in this new memoir, I've never taken ...
 

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I enjoyed Brother West's memoir. It starts out stronger than it finishes, though; the stories of West's formative years and early years as a student are piercing. The later stories of his teaching ... Leer comentario completo

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I would love to dialogue with this brother. He speaks from his heart with love and passion. Much of what he says accurately reflects my experience as an African American in America. I think he must be ... Leer comentario completo

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ON THE MOVE
3
JANUARY 1 1961
12
MY CHANGE
28
THE BRIDGE
36
CURVE BALLS
42
NEGATIVE CAPABILITY
53
A PHILOSOPHER WITH A ALBERT EINSTEIN AND MALCOLM X
64
LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN ANDOR
102
MESSINWITH THEWRONG BROTHER
291
WOMB TO TOMB
302
DEATHTAXESAND LOVE
314
TEACHABLE MOMENTS
320
YOU ARE LOVED
332
GRATITUDE
343
OUR COLLABORATIVE SPIRIT
355
FRONTCOVER FLAP
363

DAVID HUME AND ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER IN
109
THE MOST PASSIONATE LOVE
283

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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.

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