Three years ago, Princeton University appointed Harvard professor Cornel West as the school's newest professor of religion. This came after Harvard president Lawrence Summers questioned the quality of West's "scholarship" to colleagues and the press. Despite the fact that West had written or edited over a dozen books, Summers had taken issue with West's alliances with failed presidential candidates Bill Bradley and Al Sharpton and West's recording of... More >>>
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Hunter's Ulen: "There has always been an international component to black studies."