Posts tagged: Dr. Cornel West - Diverse


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Renowned Scholars Discuss the Role of the Black Intellectual in the 21st Century

by Lois Elfman | April 16, 2021 Some of the nation's most prominent Black scholars were among those who gathered virtually at t Read more

One Year After Taking the Helm of The New School, Dr. Dwight McBride is Looking to the Future

by Jamal Watson | April 15, 2021
When Dr. Dwight McBride learned that he had been tapped to become the ninth president of The Ne [...] Read more

Dr. Cornel West is Leaving Harvard for Union Theological Seminary

by | March 8, 2021
Dr. Cornel West—one of the nation’s most prolific scholars—is leaving Harvard University [...] Read more

Doctoral Students Release Letter Denouncing Harvard’s Decision to Deny Dr. Cornel West Tenure

by | February 23, 2021
Earlier this week, Dr. Cornel West, professor and activist, threatened to leave Harvard Univers [...] Read more

After Harvard Refuses to Take Up His Tenure Case, Dr. Cornel West Threatens to Leave

by | February 21, 2021
Dr. Cornel West—arguably one of the nation’s most prominent Black intellectuals—is contem [...] Read more

The Four E’s to Increasing Diversity of Course Materials

by Rebecca Entress | March 23, 2020
Academia does not always reflect the racial and ethnic makeup of the student body. Schools in d [...] Read more

Dr. Martin Kilson Dead at 88

by | April 27, 2019
Dr. Martin Kilson, the first Black to be named a full professor at Harvard University, died las [...] Read more

Harris-Perry Draws Support in Beef with Wake Forest

| January 25, 2019
The relationship between Wake Forest University and prominent Black political science professor [...] Read more

Returning to her Rural Roots: bell hooks

by | October 31, 2018
On a Friday morning late last spring, bell hooks was sitting comfortably on a couch perfectly s [...] Read more

Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle and Others Receive Du Bois Medals at Harvard

by Melanie Eversley | October 11, 2018
Instead of taking a knee, Colin Kaepernick took home a prestigious award Thursday bestowed by H [...] Read more

Cornel West Reflects on 25th Anniversary of Seminal Book ‘Race Matters’

by | January 21, 2018
An interview with Dr. Cornel West, professor of the practice of public philosophy at Harvard Di [...] Read more

Cornel West: We’re All Responsible for ‘Gangster’ Trump

by David Pluviose | January 25, 2017
In his lecture at Harvard, Dr. Cornel West waxed introspective about the courage he believes is [...] Read more

Black Doctoral Network a ‘One-stop Shop’ for Universities

by Jamal Eric Watson | November 28, 2016
Experts say the Black Doctoral Network is the answer for colleges and universities that constan [...] Read more

Cornel West Returning to Harvard Faculty

by Jamal Eric Watson | November 20, 2016
Dr. Cornel West—arguably one of the nation’s most visible Black public intellectuals—will [...] Read more

King Holiday Kicks Off High-demand Period for Some Black Academicians

by Jamal Eric Watson | January 14, 2016
The lives of some of the nation’s most visible Black academicians are about to get even busie [...] Read more