Democracy Matters

For more than two decades, my favorite Cornel West book was Prophesy Deliverance! (1982). I liked it because his typology of black intellectual traditions helped me to organize my thinking about the role of black culture and religion in American life. What I love about his new book, Democracy Matters, is how deeply motivated and illuminated I felt when thinking through his formulation of democratic solutions to the problem of American imperialism.

 

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