This April was the 30th anniversary of Race Matters by Cornel West. It’s a great book that I wanted to just sit on the couch to talk to y’all about!
Highly recommend reading through the book if you haven’t, it’s not as academic as it may seem.
:40 How I found the book
1:39 A little context for the book
4:33 Nihilism in Black America
6:32 What does hope mean to you?
10:45 Marvin Gaye Interview
14:46 Those darn market forces!
16:27 “The Crisis of Black Leadership”
19:30 The three types of leaders
23:46 BLM and the Obama Era
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