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  1. As Ferguson Protests Spread, So Does Residents' Backlash Around St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Switched

    ... and lay down in the middle of streets. Dozens of protesters were arrested, including well-known activist Cornel West . The official police count stood at 49 people arrested by officers from the St. Louis County Police Department, Missouri Highway ...

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  2. 'Please Stop Helping Us' - answer Blacks need to rip U.S. Senate From DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... is opening and the political entrapment forced upon blacks and reinforced by liberal black intelligentsia like Cornel West and Michael Eric Dyson is over. Juan Williams, author of Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 and ...

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  3. Dr. Cornel West: We can shatter the sleep-walkin' & have some people come awake morally, spirituallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... about the Moral Monday direct action at the night football game in St. Louis. Today Rev. Osagyefo Sekou and Dr. Cornel West interviewed jointly (video here) on Ronan Farrow Daily Rev. Sekou (tweets) and Dr. West (tweets) were on an extremely ...

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  4. Gunpowder residue found on 18-year-old in St. Louis police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... times, hitting him seven or eight times. Fulfilling a promise he made to hundreds of activists the night before, Cornel West on Monday did exactly what he came to Ferguson to do: He got arrested. Fulfilling a promise he made to hundreds of activists ...

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  5. Pastor Jamal Bryant's #FergusonOctober Protest UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | NewsOne

    ... Roland Martin Tuesday on "NewsOne Now" deliver an update on the #FergusonOctober protests. Pastor Bryant and Dr. Cornel West were part of a group of protesters arrested for disturbing the peace and assaulting the police. Bryant explained that ...

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  6. Ferguson Protester on MSNBC: Police Part Of 'Evil System' [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    MSNBC's "Ronan Farrow Daily" featured an interview with two Ferguson protesters- including famed radical Cornel West- during which one protester opined that the Ferguson police were part of an "evil system of policing." West and his companion, Rev.

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  7. Cornel West Poses For Mug Shot Following Arrest In Ferguson, MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Smoking Gun

    Activist/author Cornel West is seen above in a mug shot taken following his arrest yesterday afternoon at a march protesting recent police shootings in the St. Louis, Missouri area. West was among a score of protesters arrested for disturbing the peace in Ferguson, where Michael Brown, 18, was shot to death by a police officer in August.

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  8. Re: Dr. Cornel West: President Obama Doesn't Belong On Same Shirt With MLK, Malcolm XRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | NewsOne

    During an interview on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Dr. Cornel West made it plain that President Barack Obama does not belong on a t-shirt with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. Dr. West once again discussed President Obama's war crimes and contrasted them with King's legacy of anti-war, anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist positions. Standing firmly rooted in Black liberation theology, just as Dr. King before him, Dr. West takes every opportunity to disrupt the narrative that, outside of both being gifted orators, President Obama and King are at opposing ends of the spectrum - even if they both received Nobel Peace Prizes.

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  9. Cornel West Weighs In On Bill Maher-Ben Affleck Debate: Islam Isn't 'Inherently' OppressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Switched

    The heated debate last week between Bill Maher and Ben Affleck over the relationship between Islam and liberal politics is still raging on. Author and activist Cornel West weighed in Wednesday during a HuffPost Live interview, saying that Maher has a "deep hostility toward religion" that "zeroes in on Islam."

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  10. In Defense of ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | RollingStone

    ... a different story on the left, where you now find a significant number of critics decrying Obama as, to quote Cornel West, someone who ''posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit.'' They're outraged that Wall Street hasn't been ...

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  11. The Michael Slate Show: Michael Slate Show, Segment 1Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Time to Cross the Line: A Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression & the Criminalization of a Generation Steps Out Nationwide and a Revolutionary Christian Gets Down with a Revolutionary Communist Carl Dix ; Author and public intellectual Cornel West; Bob Avakian ; Carl Dix, joins us to talk about The October Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation, which is already underway.

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  12. Public-Radio Professor Cornel West Tells Time He 'Couldn't...Read the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | NewsBusters.org

    In an interview with Time for 10 Questions in the October 13 edition, Time 's Belinda Luscombe asked Marxist professor Cornel West whether he voted for Obama in 2012. I didn't vote for anybody.

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  13. Dr. Cornel West: President Obama Doesn't Belong On Same Shirt With MLK, Malcolm XRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | NewsOne

    During an interview on Democracy Now with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, Dr. Cornel West made it plain that President Barack Obama does not belong on a t-shirt with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. Dr. West once again discussed President Obama's war crimes and contrasted them with King's legacy of anti-war, anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist positions. Standing firmly rooted in Black liberation theology, just as Dr. King before him, Dr. West takes every opportunity to disrupt the narrative that, outside of both being gifted orators, President Obama and King are at opposing ends of the spectrum - even if they both received Nobel Peace Prizes.

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  14. Cornel West: a Black America in the age of Obama has been one of desperationaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Washington Times

    President Obama hasn't exactly been a gift to the black community, said Cornel West in his new book, "Black Prophetic Fire." Instead, Mr. Obama has "made it more difficult for black courageous and radical voices to bring critique to bear on the U.S. empire," he wrote in an excerpt published by Salon.

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  15. Black Prophetic Fire: Cornel West on the Revolutionary Legacy of Leading African-American VoicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Democracy Now

    The renowned scholar, author and activist Dr. Cornel West, joins us to discuss his latest book, "Black Prophetic Fire." West engages in conversation with the German scholar and thinker Christa Buschendorf about six revolutionary African-American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X and Ida B. Wells. 8 comments

  16. Cornel West: "The state of Black America in the age of Obama...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Salon

    The great irony of our time is that in the age of Obama the grand Black prophetic tradition is weak and feeble. Obama's Black face of the American empire has made it more difficult for Black courageous and radical voices to bring critique to bear on the U.S. empire.

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  17. Cornel West: Barack Obama is nothing more than 'the Black face of American empire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | The Raw Story

    Public intellectual Cornel West is once again criticizing President Barack Obama, according to the excerpt from his new book published by Salon today. West claims that Obama co-opted "the grand Black prophetic tradition," and in doing so "made it more difficult for Black courageous and radical voices to bring critique to bear on the U.S. empire."

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  18. Journalists Woodward and Bernstein to lecture at Stony BrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Newsday

    ... eatured Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund, as well as Tavis Smiley and Cornel West, award-winning broadcasters and authors of "The Rich and the Rest of Us."

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  19. The Civil Rights Leader Cornel West Thinks You Should Know AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Time

    The noted thinker tells TIME that Martin Luther King, Jr., couldn't have done what he did without this one woman For this week's issue of TIME , Cornel West - acclaimed thinker and activist - sat down to talk with Belinda Luscombe about his new book, Black Prophetic Fire . The book, which he wrote with Christa Buschendorf, looks at the work of six leaders from African-American history.

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  20. Cornel West: Obama 'Paternalistic' to Young Black Men,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Mediaite.com

    Cornel West has been one of President Obama 's biggest liberal critics, both on race and foreign policy, and in a new video for TIME , West says that Obama has a very "paternalistic" way of speaking when he addresses young black men. He expresses his disappointment that there's no "unbelievable courage" or compassion from Obama when it comes to speaking out on behalf of the poor or the wrongfully incarcerated.

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