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Dr. Cornel West on “Blues for Smoke” on MoCA TV

MoCA TV, 10:00

In part one of his contribution to the “Blues for Smoke” interviews, Dr. West argues that the blues is not so much about triumph as it is about resistance and survival. He educates the viewer on the pain that became Blind Willie Johnson's blues. West claims that at the center of the blues is an individual yearning to find one's voice.