Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America

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G.K. Hall, Feb 1, 1998 - Social Science - 304 pages
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With Cornel West, nine of America's most influential artists, scholars, and public figures -- Maya Angelou, Bill Bradley, Harry Belafonte, Patricia Williams, Wynton Marsalis, Anna Deveare Smith, James Washington, James Forbes, and Haki Madhubuti -- explore the origins of their political awareness, the relationship between art and politics, and the possibility of hope among African-Americans today. Defining the crucial issues of our times, they offer a transformative vision of the next century for black and white Americans alike.

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User Review  - WT Sharpe - Goodreads

This is an excellent book from an outstanding philosopher. My big regret over this book is that I have a personally signed copy that fell in a mud puddle, damaging the book and ruining the book-sleeve. Read full review

Review: Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America

User Review  - WT Sharpe - Goodreads

This is an excellent book from an outstanding philosopher. My big regret over this book is that I have a personally signed copy that fell in a mud puddle, damaging the book and ruining the book-sleeve. Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr
9
The Reverend Dr James A Forbes Jr
129
Contributors
291
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About the author (1998)

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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