Why did Michael Eric Dyson take on Cornel West in The New Republic magazine?

Cornel West's Rise and Fall by Michael Eric Dyson   The New Republic
If someone writes an article about your rise and fall you can guarantee it is not going to be complimentary to the subject. When two intellectuals throwdown they do it with words. Michael Eric Dyson dissects the legacy of one of his mentors, Cornel West. Read the linked article and share your thoughts.


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  • patricknelson750  On April 20, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    If you are a public figure and you say what you believe, and this includes… accusing “Obama of political minstrelsy, calling him a “Rockefeller Republican in blackface”; taunted him as a “brown-faced Clinton”; and derided him as a “neoliberal opportunist.” then plenty of people are going to attack you.

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