Cornel West

Cornel West Arrested in St. Louis

by JET

About 50 protesters have been arrested after blocking the entrance to a St. Louis federal courthouse while calling for more aggressive U.S. government response... Read More

An Open Letter to Dyson and West

An Open Letter to Dyson and West

by Esther Armah

Dear Michael and Cornel, Why? Why would you do this to each other? Who profits from this public pain? This hurt poured all over... Read More

Mike Check:
Dyson on ‘The Ghost of Cornel West,’ and Why He Had to Go There

Mike Check:
Dyson on 'The Ghost of Cornel West,' and Why He Had to Go There

by Jamilah Lemieux

On Sunday, I attended a beautiful Washington, D.C., wedding presided over by Michael Eric Dyson; someone I consider to be a friend and professional... Read More

FunkJazz Kafe Returns to ATL!

FunkJazz Kafe Returns to ATL!

by Jonell R. Myers

Morpheus proclaimed Neo "the one" in the Matrix, but living in America, James Brown wears the crown. The Godfather of Soul, changed music forever... Read More

Cornel West, The Center Holds, and  Al Sharpton

Obama’s Complicated Relationships With Black Leaders

by The Root

In this essay, adapted from his book The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, author Jonathan Alter breaks down the relationship between President Barack Obama and... Read More

Black on Black Criticism:
An American Obsession

Black on Black Criticism:
An American Obsession

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

When a Black public figure openly disagrees with President Obama, White people listen—often giving said Black person a platform to speak even louder. Consider... Read More

[EXCLUSIVE]
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Love Obama, Want More

[EXCLUSIVE]
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West Love Obama, Want More

by Margena A. Christian

Before President Obama took office four years ago, Tavis Smiley and Cornel West, Ph.D. were on the battlefield to bring justice to the poor. The duo, which has... Read More

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West

Cornel West: Obama a ‘Republican in Blackface’

by The Root

Cornel West has made it clear that he feels that President Obama should be more proactive in tackling issues like poverty and the prison-industrial... Read More

Cornel West Continues to Chide President Obama

Cornel West Continues to Chide President Obama

by #teamEBONY

Princeton professor Cornel West recently added some more fuel to the one-sided dispute between him and President Barack Obama. "I think at this point, he's... Read More