I readCornel West‘s “Race Matters” with more of a sense of obligation than any real interest. The book’s been out since ’94 and I only got around to reading it this year, so that should tell you something. See, I think the “Black people as a scientific study” books have only been done right once: […]

Cornel West and Julianne Malveaux were recently on Tavis Smiley criticizing Barack Obama for not invoking Martin Luther King, Jr. or black issues during his DNC speech. They claimed he had dropped the historical baton that MLK had passed down and white-washed MLK’s dream. What they fail to understand is that, although he did not […]