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About Cornel West
Cornel West is a renowned American philosopher, author and scholar known for his political activism as well as for writing a number of books including the influential 1994 social sciences bookRace Matters. Outside his activism and successful writing career, he is also known for appearing on a number of films such as 2003's The Matrix Reloaded.
Although he supported Barack Obama during the 2008 U.S. presidential election, he later retracted his support for Obama in 2011 calling him an "American killing machine".
In 2014, he publicly endorsed the Democratic Party's Bernie Sanders for president during the 2016 U.S. presidential election stating that the lives of Black Americans would be better off with Sanders as President.
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Famous quotes by Cornel West
A black agenda is jobs, jobs, jobs, quality education, investment in infrastructure and strong democratic regulation of corporations. The black agenda, at its best, looks at America from the vantage point of the least of these and asks what's best for all.Cornel West
Every president needs to deal with the permanent government of the country, and the permanent government of the country is Wall Street oligarchs and corporate plutocrats and the questions becomes what is the relationship between that president and Wall Street.Cornel West
King's response to our crisis can be put in one word: revolution. A revolution in our priorities, a reevaluation of our values, a reinvigoration of our public life and a fundamental transformation of our way of thinking and living that promotes a transfer of power from oligarchs and plutocrats to everyday people and ordinary citizens.Cornel West
Love and trust and justice, concern for the poor, that's being pushed to the margins, and you can see it.Cornel West
My dear brother Barack Obama has a certain fear of free black men. As a young brother who grows up in a white context, brilliant African father, he's always had to fear being a white man with black skin. All he has known culturally is white. He has a certain rootlessness, a deracination.Cornel West
The basic problem with my love relationships with women is that my standards are so high - and they apply equally to both of us. I seek full-blast mutual intensity, fully fledged mutual acceptance, full-blown mutual flourishing, and fully felt peace and joy with each other. This requires a level of physical attraction, personal adoration, and moral admiration that is hard to find.Cornel West
We have a market-driven society so obsessed with buying and selling and obsessed with power and pleasure and property.Cornel West
Cornel West's Popularity
Cornel West is a famous American novelist, who was born on June 2, 1953. As a person born on this date, Cornel West is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (June 2) and the 29th most popular for the year (1953).
People born on June 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Cornel West is the 771st most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Cornel West's birthday, Cornel West is the 5410th most famous American and ranks 10th in famous people born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
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