Dr. Boyce Watkins discusses the work of fellow black scholar Cornel West among other issues.
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Dr. Benjamin Mays once told me the purpose of an education. He tlod me in a charch hall when I asked him this question Dr. Mays what is the purpose of an education. He said "The purpose of an education is to keep the world from cheating you". I leater read it in Ebony September 2004 issue. An artical by lerone Bennet,"The Last Of the Great Educators" In the article there was this quote," If you are ignorant,the world will cheat you,if you are weak the world will kick you, and if you are a coward the world will keep you running".
Dr. Boyce, I asked Dr. Benjamin Mays a question before he pastedHis answer flowered me. I asked him Dr. Mays what is the perpose for education. He gave me a quick answer,"The purpose for education is to keep the world from Cheating you". I later saw it in an article written by Lerone Bennet in Ebony Magazine September 2004"The Alast of The Great Educators" He was quoted "If you are ignorant the world will cheat you, If you are weak the world will cheat you , and if you are a coward the world will keep you running". I thought that you would like to hear this. Our folks need to hear this all over the country.
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