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Cornel West: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Praised by The New York Times for his “ferocious moral vision” and hailed by Newsweek as “an elegant prophet with attitude,” Dr. Cornel West bridges the gap between black and white opinion about the country’s problems. As a leading voice in societal commentary, Dr. West marched in civil rights demonstrations, taught at Yale, Harvard, and Princeton and is currently a professor at Union Theological Seminary. He draws from traditions of Christianity, the black church, Marxism, and neopragmatism. Hear his fiery oration on the past, present and future of race and injustice in the United States in conjunction with the release of his latest book, The Radical King. Join us to celebrate January 15 as Dr. Martin Luther King’s 86th birthday.

January 15, 2015

The Castro Theatre
429 Castro St.
San Francisco, 94114
United States

Speakers
Cornel West
Ph.D.; Professor, Union Theological Seminary; Author, Black Prophetic Fire
In conversation with Van Jones
President and Founder, Dream Corps Unlimited
Format

6 p.m. check in and premium reception
7 p.m. program
8 p.m. book signing