Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America

Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America


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'Cornel West is one of the most authentic, brilliant, prophetic, and healing voices in America today' —Marian Wright Edelman

Nine of America's most influential artists, scholars, and public figures-Maya Angelou, Bill Bradley, Harry Belafonte, Patricia Williams, Wynton Marsalis, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, James Washington, James Forbes, and Haki Madhubuti-talk with Cornel West about their political awareness, art and politics, and the possibility of hope among African-Americans today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807009437
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Pages: 227
Sales rank: 1,126,398
Product dimensions: 8.84(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Cornel West, "the preeminent African- American intellectual of our generation" (Henry Louis Gates, Jr.), is author of Race Matters (Beacon hardcover 0-8070-0918-0 / $15.00), a New York Times bestseller for ten weeks. He is a university professor at Harvard University, lectures widely, and lives in the Boston area.

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