Cornel West Commentary: Heschel and King

Commentator Cornel West pays homage to Abraham Joshua Heschel, former professor of Jewish ethics and mysticism at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Heschel had a major impact on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s thinking on non-violence, race and human rights. West discusses the friendship and alliance between Heschel and King with NPR's Tavis Smiley.

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