Author(s): Cornel West
Now re-issued with a new introduction, this groundbreaking classic is regarded as the most influential and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America's ongoing racial debate. 'Moving...profound...exhilarating' - Washington Post 'One can only applaud the ferocious moral vision and astute intellect on display in these pages' - The New York Times
Cornel West has been Professor of Religion and Director of Afro-American Studies at Princeton University since 1988, and was recently appointed Professor of Afro-American Studies and the Philosophy of Religion at Harvard University. He is the author of many books, including Keeping Faith, Prophetic Fragments, and, with bell hooks, Breaking Bread.