Dr. Cornel West Biography

Dr. Cornel West is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Cornel West graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard in three years and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy at Princeton.

He has written 20 books and has edited 13. He is best known for his classics, Race Matters and Democracy Matters, and for his memoir, Brother West: Living and Loving Out Loud. His most recent book, Black Prophetic Fire, offers an unflinching look at nineteenth and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies.

Dr. West is the co-host along with Dr. Tricia Rose of The Tight Rope which is a weekly podcast where they take time to welcome listeners and guests as thought collaborators with revered hosts and public intellectuals.

Dr. West is a frequent guest on the Bill Maher Show, CNN, C-Span and Democracy Now. He has a passion to communicate to a vast variety of publics to keep alive the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. – a legacy of telling the truth and bearing witness to love and justice.

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Dr. Cornel West Videos

Dr. Cornel West: "Race Matters", Apr 26, 2019, UO
Cornel West: "Speaking Truth to Power"
Cornel West Says Civil Rights Leaders Have Failed The Movement ...

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Dr. Cornel West is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Cornel West for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Dr. Cornel West generally travels from Princeton, NJ, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Cornel West for an upcoming event.

Dr. Cornel West Videos

Dr. Cornel West: "Race Matters", Apr 26, 2019, UO
Cornel West: "Speaking Truth to Power"
Cornel West Says Civil Rights Leaders Have Failed The Movement ...
Uninvited: Cornel West on What He Would He Say at 50th ...

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Dr. Cornel West Speaking Topics

  • Blues, Funk, Hip-Hop and Their Transformative Effect on American Culture

  • "Brother West": Insight into Dr. West's First-Ever Memoirs

  • Race and Democracy in the Age of Obama

  • Religious Toleration

  • Inspiration and Motivation

Dr. Cornel West News

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    Cornel West clashed with S.E. Cupp and Bill Kristol on Monday's "Crossfire" over the Republican effort to cut food stamps, calling it "morally obscene.


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