Cornel West: Was Ralph Waldo Emerson a Blues Man?

     Cornel West is a modern Emersonian. Come to think of it, Cornel West may just be the contemporary Emerson: an adventurous Christian thinker who keeps extending the question of what it means to be American, to be modern, to be human.  West is entertainingly serious and seriously entertaining.  He is a moral and political provocateur, […]