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Restoring hope : conversations on the future of Black America

Author: Cornel West; Kelvin Shawn Sealey; Obsidian Society.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, ©1997.
Series: Black thought and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perhaps the most prominent public intellectual of our time, Cornel West asks nine of America's most influential artists, scholars, and public figures about the sources of hope among African Americans today: "How can we be realistic about what this nation is about and still sustain hope, acknowledging that we're up against so much?"
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
West, Cornel.
Restoring hope.
Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97021797
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cornel West; Kelvin Shawn Sealey; Obsidian Society.
ISBN: 0807009423 9780807009420
OCLC Number: 464513302
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx. 226 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
Preface by Cornel West --
Introduction by Kelvin Shawn Sealey --
Harry Belafonte --
Bill Bradley --
Charlayne Hunter-Gault --
The Reverend Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr., and the Reverend Dr. James M. Washington --
Wynton Marsalis --
Patricia Williams --
Haki Madhubuti --
Maya Angelou --
"Catch the fire" by Sonia Sanchez --
Contributors --
Acknowledgements --
The obsidian society.
Series Title: Black thought and culture.
Responsibility: Cornel West ; edited by Kelvin Shawn Sealey.

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Perhaps the most prominent public intellectual of our time, Cornel West asks nine of America's most influential artists, scholars, and public figures about the sources of hope among African Americans today: "How can we be realistic about what this nation is about and still sustain hope, acknowledging that we're up against so much?"

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