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  1. 'Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary' serves the jazz legend wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... much to match his visual style to the genius of Coltrane's sound. But when artists and writers like Common and Cornel West talk through the roots and meaning of the song "Alabama" and the album "A Love Supreme," it's a valuable musical education. ...


  2. Will the Middlebury Outrage Mark a Turning Point?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | VDARE

    The beating of Middlebury professor Allison Stanger for daring to converse with Charles Murray instead of screeching at him has struck a lot of liberals as a disgrace. For example, black studies professor Cornel West joined with Robert P. George in issuing an open letter in response to Middlebury: March 14, 2017 The pursuit of knowledge and the maintenance of a free and democratic society require the cultivation and practice of the virtues of intellectual humility, openness of mind, and, above all, love of truth.


  3. John Coltrane Comes Back To Life In New 'Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Vibe

    ... optimistic-also nabbed Denzel Washington as he was filming Fences to act as a voice for Coltrane, Dr. Cornel West to bridge together the African-American experience and how it seeped into the music, and former President Bill Clinton who at one point ...


  4. John Coltrane's Genre-Defying MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Q&A on April 14 at 7:35pm, on April 15 at 7:35pm alongside Benny Golson, and on April 16 at 2:55pm alongside Dr. Cornel West. Leonard Lopate hosts the conversation New Yorkers turn to each afternoon for insight into contemporary art, theater, and ...


  5. From hero to villain - a changing ZumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 |

    ... individual freedom was asserted, creating the perfect conditions for Macbeth's rise and fall. In the Ghost of Cornel West, writer Michael Dyson wrestles with the downfall of Cornel West, one of his heroes. Dyson starts by praising West as the most ...


  6. College divide: Ideas or 'justice'?Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 |

    ... statement, she writes. (Many also signed the statement on freedom of expression by Robert P. George and Cornel West.) A group of students countered with Broken Inquiry , which makes it clear they haven't read Murray's work, writes Stanger. The ...


  7. Righteousness and Dignity: Thoreau, Malcolm X and the Crisis of Leadership in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Counterpunch

    ... all of us. We've heard the warnings, from Dr. King, from Eisenhower's farewell address, from James Baldwin, from Cornel West, from Noam Chomsky, from indigenous peoples. We are supposed to have this understanding, and we did not get it. We did not ...


  8. "The Poetry of Pop," or how to fall in love with the Top 40 all over againRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Denver Post

    ... of Pop" and its author short. Bradley got his PhD in English from Harvard, where he counted vaunted philosopher Cornel West as a mentor. "Book of Rhymes" was a thoroughly annotated and occasionally ingenious (a popular excerpt from the book evokes ...


  9. Traveler Weekly Praises Marxist Dr. Cornel WestRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    I've been following the career for the past 20 years of one of the most militant black "leaders" alive today in our country.. Dr.West says our President is "a gangster, out of control.


  10. Remembering Niebuhr, Champion of Truth against Ideologyby Alexandra...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | National Review Online

    ... of power in society. "He was willing to risk his popularity in the name of integrity," says public intellectual Cornel West, currently of the Harvard Divinity School. Niebuhr's willingness to reconsider his stances, despite the prospect of losing ...


  11. Jewish Defense League Counter-Protests Turn Violent Outside AIPAC ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... again a few hours later when a few hundred pro-Palestinian protestors arrived and activist and professor Cornel West addressed the crowd with a megaphone. MEMBERS OF THE JEWISH ACTIVIST GROUP IFNOTNOW LOCK ARMS IN FRONT OF THE AIPAC CONFERENCE ON ...


  12. Washington, D.C.: 1,000+ Jewish Activists Protest AIPAC ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Democracy Now

    ... chained themselves to the doors of the conference center, while others dropped banners from inside. This is Cornel West, speaking to activists outside the conference. Cornel West : "We come from a very rich and deep prophetic tradition that goes ...


  13. Protesters Take On Settlements In 'Biggest Ever Jewish-Led Protest' Of AIPACRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Switched

    On Sunday, hundreds of mostly young, American Jews rallied in Washington, D.C., during the first day of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2017 Convention, to protest the expansion of Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank. "We're protesting [AIPAC] en masse as Jews to say that to be Jewish in America at this moment doesn't mean to support Israel unconditionally," said 25-year-old Yonah Lieberman, one of the co-founders of the anti-settlement group IfNotNow, which spearheaded the protest in Washington D.C. Non-Jewish leaders like academic and activist Cornel West joined in Sunday's protest, which saw participants briefly blocking the doors of the conference.


  14. Is It the Business of the University to Silence Voices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Psychology Today

    ... on the website for Princeton University's James Madison Program. Here, renowned scholars Robert P. George and Cornel West (who vary dramatically from each other in terms of their politics ) write: "Sometimes students and faculty members turn their ...


  15. The American ExperimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Open Source Comments

    ... confident old crucible of "freedom, opportunity, power." Our guests this week-the philosopher and lay preacher Cornel West and Brazilian legal theorist Roberto Mangabeira Unger- have been co-conspirators for over 20 years . This year, they've been ...


  16. Professor defends Murray protesters in letter to NYTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... response to the Middlebury protest, conservative Princeton professor Robbie George and liberal Harvard professor Cornel West issued a powerful statement on free speech that has since been signed by dozens of academics, including the female ...


  17. In our opinion: Civility on college campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | Deseret News

    ... professor Robert George recently joined forces with noted public intellectual and leftist social critic Cornel West to release the following joint statement which is having ripple effects through the internet, inspiring others to sign on. The ...


  18. ger of the Week: Angela Davis, an Activist for the AgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Truthdig

    ... by WOW's founder and the hosting South Bank Centre's artistic director Jude Kelly, who read some words by Cornel West written for Davis' 2016 book, "Freedom Is a Constant Struggle": Angela Davis is one of the few great long-distance intellectual ...


  19. Middlebury AgonistesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Power Line

    Princeton's Robbie George and his lefty sparring partner Cornel West have put out a splendid statement unequivocally condemning the shameful events at Middlebury. Excerpt: All of us should seek respectfully to engage with people who challenge our views.


  20. Abramorama To Distribute John Coltrane Docu 'Chasing Trane'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Deadline

    Abramorama will handle the North American theatrical distribution of John Scheinfeld's documentary Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary . With interviews by Wynton Marsalis, President Bill Clinton, Sonny Rollins, Dr. Cornel West and Common, Trane played to good notices at Telluride, Toronto and DOC NYC, among other fests.