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Cornel West Explains Why He Won't Stop Criticism of Obama Play

Cornel West Explains Why He Won’t Stop Criticism of Obama

by Jamilah King on October 9 2014, 11:51AM

It was the latest public discussion in bell hooks’ scholar-in-residence series at The New School.

Topics: Culture

Cornel West Calls Out Obama's Hypocrisy on Ferguson

Cornel West Calls Out Obama’s Hypocrisy on Ferguson

by Raven Rakia on August 20 2014, 11:44AM

‘The hypocrisy is overwhelming there. Spare me.’

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Cornel West Explains Why it Bothers Him Obama Took Oath Using MLK's Bible

Cornel West Explains Why it Bothers Him Obama Took Oath Using MLK’s Bible

by Jorge Rivas on January 22 2013, 11:05AM

At a poverty-reduction forum last week, Princeton professor Cornel West said he was “upset” after learning that Barack Obama was being sworn in on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Bible.

Topics: History, /NOW, Politics

Occupy Wall Street Protests Go Global While Focus Stays on the Poor

Occupy Wall Street Protests Go Global While Focus Stays on the Poor

by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2011, 12:29PM

President Obama chimed in and Brooklyn activists used song to stop foreclosures as this weekend’s Occupy protests continued around the globe.

Topics: #Occupy

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Stand Up to Bill O'Reilly

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Stand Up to Bill O’Reilly

by Jorge Rivas on October 12 2011, 3:16PM

The two were on the show to discuss their poverty tour and presumably put O’Reilly in check.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Sharpton, Cornel West and What Real Accountability Would Look Like

Sharpton, Cornel West and What Real Accountability Would Look Like

by Tammy Johnson on May 13 2011, 12:13PM

A sharp debate on MSNBC brought out issues of class and leadership, but largely missed the point.

Topics: Politics

Cornel West: Obama is for Big Business, Not the Jobless

by Guest Columnist on December 1 2009, 7:44PM

By Todd Johnson This post originally appeared on The Grio. WATCH DR. CORNEL WEST DISCUSS OBAMA AND BLACK UNEMPLOYMENT Educator Cornel West sat down with theGrio to discuss how unemployment is affecting African-Americans. TheGrio asked West about national unemployment…

Topics: Race and Recession

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