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Dr. James Peterson is an MSNBC contributor and Director of Africana Studies and Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University. While discussing the role of black intellectuals in public discourse, Peterson recently spoke about a February article in the New York Times, a piece by Dr. Eddie Glaude entitled “Black Intellectuals Have Sold Their Souls,” and addressed his own record as more than just a pundit for the 24-hr news cycle. He stated that his own status as on MSNBC should not obscure his work in the community.

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With great malice, Fox News anchor Bill  O’Reilly and co-anchors of the FOX News show “The O’Reilly Factor” insulted black intelligence and noted Princeton University professor Dr. Eddie Glaude.  Fox news called Dr. Glaude a “pinhead” and took video quotes out of context to demean not only the professor but also black America as a…

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For the past two years, rolling out has highlighted several of the top college professors, authors and scientists in America with the “Black Intellectual” series. We have compiled a list of the top quotes from black intellectuals who we interviewed in 2013. Click continue to view.

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