Recommended Reading

On Beacon Broadside

Join the conversation on our blog


Cornel West

Cornel West

Cornel West, one of America’s most gifted and provocative intellectuals, has been profoundly influenced by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A professor at Union Theological Seminary, Dr. West has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and Princeton. The recipient of more than twenty honorary degrees, he has written many important books, including the best-selling Race Matters and Democracy Matters. He lives in New York City.

Read more


Book Trailer: An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz

View All Videos