Black leadership

Podcast: Download On Friday, Dr. Cornel West joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss his new book, “Black Prophetic Fire.” During their wide ranging conversation, Dr. West discussed the premise of his book, his criticism of President Barack Obama and the subsequent backlash for publicly opposing the nation’s first Black commander-in-chief. Dr. West also talked […]

“I hope when you put this book down, you don’t see Al Sharpton differently, but you instead see yourself differently.” – Rev. Al Sharpton June 27, 2013 – New York – Television host and political activist, Reverend Al Sharpton (pictured), is set to release his first book in over 10 years, The Rejected Stone: Al […]

The other day, a non-Black person asked me what I thought about the state of Black leadership in America.  He then mentioned that he is confused about exactly who speaks for Black people, since he sees a new Black face on TV every other week.  I think he wanted me to tell him who the […]