Dr. Cornel West Tells Us About Race, Values and Lives Worth Living

Watch Dr. Cornel West's keynote speech at our Diversity-Management Best Practices From the Best of the Best Learning Sessions and Special Awards Dinner event.

Dr. Cornel West Tells Us About Race, Values and Lives Worth Living


Watch Dr. Cornel West's keynote speech at our Diversity-Management Best Practices From the Best of the Best Learning Sessions and Special Awards Dinner.

Dr. Cornel West gives his keynote speech at our Diversity-Management Best Practices From the Best of the Best Learning Sessions and Special Awards Dinner event. Dr. West is the author of Democracy Matters and Race Matters.

Video Minutes

0:01:07 Remembering Reverend Willie P. Cooke

0:01:55 What Does It Mean to Be Human?

0:05:27 Have Courage

0:09:39 Engage in Dialogue

0:12:15 Be an Original

0:14:38 Ignore Distractions

0:16:20 Connect With the Past

0:18:15 Go Beyond Discourse

0:20:17 Love and Justice

0:21:24 Show Compassion

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"Nobody deserves to be treated the way that Emory was treated," Emory Ellis' attorney said.

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In an age of increasing racial confrontations, a business must have zero tolerance for discrimination.

In the Trump era, there has been a proliferation of Islamophobic and racist incidents across the country. When discrimination occurs at a place of business, it's apparent if the company's leadership and workforce support diversity and inclusion. A Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf café barista refused to serve a racist customer; meanwhile, a white manager at a Starbucks called the police on two Black men for no reason.

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