Do You Really Know Who Martin Luther King Was?

The Martin Luther King Too Few Know Today – Cornel West – YouTube

Ifound this mentally stimulating piece on the great Martin Luther King. His impact, his genius, and his courage is not completely appreciated. King’s many sacrifices for the benefit of all others is overshadowed and simplified by remembering him solely as a civil rights leader.

Cornel Ronald West (born June 2, 1953) is an American philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, public intellectual, and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America.

He has held professorships at Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, Union Theological Seminary, and the University of Paris during his career. He is also a frequent commentator on politics and social issues in many media outlets.From 2010 through 2013, West co-hosted a radio program with Tavis Smiley, called Smiley and West.

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