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Cornel West

Cornel West

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    • June 2nd, 1953
Cornel Ronald West is an American philosopher, author, critic, actor, civil rights activist and prominent member of the Democratic Socialists of America. West is the Class of 1943 University Professor at Princeton University, where he teaches in the Center for African American Studies and in the Department of Religion. West is known for his combination of political and moral insight and criticism and his contribution to the post-1960s civil rights movement. The bulk of his work focuses on the role of race, gender, and class in American society and the means by which people act and react to their "radical conditionedness". West draws intellectual contributions from such diverse traditions as the African American Baptist Church, pragmatism and transcendentalism.

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Filmography

Acting (3 Credits)

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2009The Private Lives of Pippa Lee as Don SextonWatch Free
2003The Matrix Revolutions as Councillor West
2003The Matrix Reloaded as Councillor West

Himself (5 Credits)

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2019No Safe Spaces as Self
2016Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary as Self - Philosopher
2009Still Bill as Self
2008Examined Life as Self
2005Street Fight as Self

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