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  1. Laverne Cox, 'Buffs United' celebrate diversity at CU BoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Colorado Daily

    ... she is also an advocate for transgender people - a group she said is in need of justice in America. "Like Dr. Cornel West reminds us: 'Justice is what love looks like in public,'" she said. "Transgender people are in need of some justice. Poor ...


  2. Columbia has an empathy problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Columbia Spectator

    ... us just don't give a shit about each other. To paraphrase one of the greatest living spiritual authorities, Dr. Cornel West, in order to really change things, we must approach the world with a radical tenderness and a militant kindness. I think that ...


  3. Heard on Campus: Cornel West at the MLK Evening CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Penn State

    ... a wave in a great ocean, of a vibrant tradition that it is up to the younger generation now to keep alive." -- Cornel West, professor of philosophy and Christian practice at Union Theological Seminary and professor emeritus at Princeton University, ...


  4. Woody Klein: Inaugural tweets from TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Westport News

    ... good friend and enthusiastic supporter, Bill Maher , to head the FDA. My nominee for the Supreme Court will be Cornel West. We need to vastly improve our relations with neighbors. I am, therefore, issuing an executive order, withdrawing any plans to ...


  5. Another inauguration, fondly rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Daily Star

    ... struggling with getting rid of Obamacare. To be sure, there have been failures, too. Activist and intellectual Cornel West rightly takes Obama to task for two failures: The unconscionable drone killings of innocents abroad and the failure to bring ...


  6. King's peaceful tact stressed by Cornel WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    If there's one thing Cornel West wants people to remember about the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., it's the spiritual legacy he left behind.


  7. BGSU ready for speech from Cornel WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    The student body of Bowling Green State University is set to hear a speech from author, academic and social activist Cornel West this evening in the campus' Lenhart Grand Ballroom in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Mr. West is speaking in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 6:30 p.m. Prior to his speech he told The Blade he is addressing a deeper side to who the civil rights leader was aside from political aspect, as well as the direction of the cultural age during a "spiritual blackout."


  8. We All Lose: Obama's Legacy and What It Means for a Trump PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... point a finger in scorn-there are three remaining fingers pointing right back at you." As civil rights activist Cornel West concluded , "The reign of Obama did not produce the nightmare of


  9. N.J. pastor: MLK's message was more radical than a 'day of service' | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson -- his legacy has been de-fanged. It's a phenomena Dr. Cornel West has called the "Santa Claus-ification" of King. It's a domesticated version of his message that makes him more of an affable ...


  10. Lunch with Mimi: Moses DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 |

    ... hosted by the Forum on Black Affair, the MLK Jr. Day of Service, and culminating with distinguished speaker Dr. Cornel West. Originally from Detroit, Davis earned his bachelor's degree in secondary English education and Spanish from Western Michigan ...


  11. Obama's black and white paradoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Trayvon", and the right fumed that Obama was an agent of division, governing for black America alone. Last week, Cornel West , a prominent African American academic and commentator, wrote an angry obituary of the Obama era charging him with ...


  12. Barack Obama leaves office as a political superstar with a fragile legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | IcNetwork

    ... who proposed banning the entry of Muslims to the US and boasted his fame allowed him to "do anything" to women. Cornel West, one of the United States' most celebrated black scholars, summed up the situation facing the country before launching into a ...


  13. ger of the Week: Dr. Cornel WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Truthdig

    ... of Obama did not produce the nightmare of Donald Trump-but it did contribute to it," the social philosopher Dr. Cornel West wrote in The Guardian last week. Political analyst Thomas Frank was less forgiving in a column published the morning of Nov. ...


  14. Prince's Ex-Wife Talks Artist's Lifetime of Secret Charity WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... As a result, she recalls many late nights connecting with people like Michael Eric Dyson, Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West to discuss the state of the world. It was while working at Love 4 One Another that she saw how passionate the artist was about ...


  15. Obama's legacy is far more than being first black presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Hill

    Am I better off today than I was eight years ago before President Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States? Before you think that I am about to transmogrify into prominent black Obama critics like Dr. Cornel West or Tavis Smiley on this topic, please know that such is not the case. It is just that when I look back on the past eight years, in true Dickensian form, they were "the best of times ... [and] the worst of times" for me as a black man who practices law for a living and writes for a side hustle.


  16. Cornel West: Pity the sad legacy of Barack Obama: Our hope and...Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 |

    Our "post-integrity" and "post-truth" world is suffocated by entertaining brands and money-making activities that have little or nothing to do with truth, integrity or the long-term survival of the planet. We are witnessing the postmodern version of the full-scale gangsterization of the world.


  17. Celebrities Call for - Month of Resistance' to Fight - Fascist' TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 |

    ... The group's initiators include domestic terrorist-turned education activist Bill Ayers, far-left professor Cornel West and jazz musician Ted Sirota, among others. The organization regards Trump's presidency as "illegitimate," and says the incoming ...


  18. A Moral BulwarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Nation

    ... society from a Christian perspective. True, there are Christians who are also intellectuals-figures like Cornel West and Robert P. George-but their cultural cachet is hardly comparable to that of their 20th-century predecessors. In part, this is the ...


  19. Urging Millions to Rise Up, Trump Foes Issue Call to 'Resist Fascism'Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Common Dreams

    Thousands of activists, journalists, scientists, entertainers, and other prominent voices took out a full-page call to action in the New York Times on Wednesday making clear their rejection of President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence with the simple message: "No!" "Stop the Trump/Pence regime before it starts! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a fascist America!" the ad states, followed by a list of signatories that includes scholar Cornel West; author Alice Walker; Chase Iron Eyes of the Standing Rock Sioux; educator Bill Ayers; poet Saul Williams; CNN 's Marc Lamont Hill; Carl Dix of the Communist Party USA; and numerous others.


  20. Building Bridges: Rev. William Barber II Fighting for Justice and...Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2016 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... justice leaders in the country today, who speaks in the moral tradition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Cornel West and who talk to us about The Moral Foundation of Worker Rights. Rev. Barber has been prominent on the national stage calling ...