Princeton professor and “intellectual provocateur” weighs in on the recent controversy sparked by his critique of President Obama.
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May 25, 2011.A renowned scholar, Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West has written/edited more than 20 books, including Race Matters, the NYT best seller Democracy Matters and, his memoir, Brother West. Outside of academia, he’s been described as an “intellectual provocateur,” with lectures, TV and film appearances and his spoken-word CDs. He provided philosophical commentary on all three Matrix films, and his disc, “Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations,” combined hip-hop and intellectual dialogue. West has also taught at Harvard, Yale and Union Theological Seminary.