Podcast Notes Key Takeaways One of the best ways to break the race barrier is through artWhite people love Ray Charles and black people love Eminem. Art knows no race, just talent.Most people are afraid of freedomEveryone likes the comfort of being told what to do and would rather conform to the norms of society. It’s not human nature to go against the tribe and stand out.Today’s world is all about image and status, instead of honor and courageSocialism is more tied to American history that many would like to believeCapitalism puts profits before people and creates grotesque levels of inequality 1% of the people in America own 41% of the wealth!The individual wealth of 3 particular individuals is equal to 160 million fellow citizens!Read the full notes @ podcastnotes.orgDr. Cornel West is a philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and public intellectual. He is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and holds the title of Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris.