Has African American Studies Strayed Off Course?

3 min readMar 9
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Last year, Kanye West was embroiled in controversy over statements deemed antisemitic. Then he was written off as another anti-intellectual celebrity. Still and all, West made his most controversial remarks on the Lex Fridman podcast. It’s understandable why no one paid those remarks any attention, but they’re repeated here for argument’s sake.


J. Pharoah Doss is a columnist for the New Pittsburgh Courier.