Cornel West

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African-American philosopher and political/civil rights activist

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According to Wikipedia, Cornel Ronald West is an American philosopher, theologist, political activist, social critic, actor, and public intellectual. The grandson of a Baptist minister, West's primary philosophy focuses on the roles of race, gender, and class struggle in American society. A socialist, West draws intellectual contributions from multiple traditions, including Christianity, the black church, democratic socialism, left-wing populism, neopragmatism, and transcendentalism. Among his most influential books are Race Matters and Democracy Matters .

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