Book Discussion on The Future of the Race
Using their book, The Future of the Race, published by Alfred A. Knopf, as a basis, Professors Gates and West talked about the future of… read more
Using their book, The Future of the Race, published by Alfred A. Knopf, as a basis, Professors Gates and West talked about the future of African-Americans. They concentrated on the responsibilities of the government and of the rapidly increasing African-American middle class for those less fortunate in our society. They took questions from the audience. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- A'Lelia Bundles Deputy Bureau Chief ABC News->Washington Bureau
- Henry Louis Gates Jr. Chair Harvard University->Afro-American Studies
- Cornel West Professor Harvard University->Afro-American Studies
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